Empirical Industrial Organization (Elgar Reference Collection)

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This two-volume set comprises 41 articles reprinted from books and journals such as J. of Economic Literature, J. of Political Economy, and RAND J. of Economics. The articles are preceded by an introductory essay by Joskow (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Waterson (U. of Warwick, UK). Arrangement is in sections on static competition and market power; product differentiation and price dispersion; dynamic competition, collusion and strategic interaction; competitive entry and market structure; auctions; technological innovation and new products; and vertical relationships and incentives. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Vol 1
Acknowledgements ix
Introduction xi
Part I Static Competition and Market Power
1. 'Hubs and High Fares: Dominance and Market Power in the U.S. Airline Industry', RAND Journal of Economics, 20 (3), Autumn, 344-65 (1989) 3
2. 'Testing Static Oligopoly Models: Conduct and Cost in the Sugar Industry, 1890-1914', RAND Journal of Economics, 29 (2), Summer, 355-77 (1998) 25
3. 'Competition in the British Electricity Spot Market', Journal of Political Economy, 100 (5), October, 929-53 (1992) 48
4. 'Measuring Duopoly Power in the British Electricity Spot Market', American Economic Review, 89 (4), September, 805-26 (1999) 73
5. 'Measuring Market Inefficiencies in California's Restructured Wholesale Electricity Market', American Economic Review, 92 (5), December, 1376-405 (2002) 95
6. 'Capital Structure and Product-Market Competition: Empirical Evidence from the Supermarket Industry', American Economic Review, 85 (3), June, 415-35 (1995) 125
Part II Product Differentiation and Price Dispersion
7. 'Automobile Prices in Market Equilibrium', Econometrica, 63 (4), July, 841-90 (1995) 149
8. 'The Competitive Effects of a New Product Introduction: A Case Study', Journal of Industrial Economics, L (3), September, 237-63 (2002) 199
9. 'Mergers with Differentiated Products: The Case of the Ready-to-eat Cereal Industry', RAND Journal of Economics, 31 (3), Autumn, 395-421 (2000) 226
10. 'Equilibrium Price Dispersion in Retail Markets for Prescription Drugs', Journal of Political Economy, 108 (4), 833-50 (2000) 253
11. 'Competition and Price Dispersion in the U.S. Airline Industry', Journal of Political Economy, 102 (4), 653-83 (1994) 271
12. 'The Evolution of Price Dispersion in the European Car Market', Review of Economic Studies, 68, 811-48 (2001) 302
Part III Dynamic Competition, Collusion and Strategic Interaction
13. 'Competition and Collusion in the American Automobile Industry: The 1955 Price War', Journal of Industrial Economics, XXXV (4), June, 457-82 (1987) 343
14. 'Interfirm Rivalry in a Repeated Game: An Empirical Test of Tacit Collusion', Journal of Industrial Economics, XXXV (4), June, 499-516 (1987) 369
15. 'A Study of Cartel Stability: The Joint Executive Committee, 1880-1886', Bell Journal of Economics, 14 (2), Autumn, 301-14 (1983) 387
16. 'Theories of Cartel Stability and the Joint Executive Committee', RAND Journal of Economics, 25 (1), Spring, 37-57 (1994) 401
17. 'Product Rivalry with Multiple Strategic Weapons: An Analysis of Price and Advertising Competition', Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 4 (3), Fall, 445-76 (1995) 422
18. 'Strategic Behaviour of Incumbent Firms in the UK', International Journal of Industrial Organization, 16 (2), March, 229-51 (1998) 454
Name Index 477
Vol 2
Acknowledgements ix
An introduction the editors to both volumes appears in Volume I
Part I Competitive Entry and Market Structure
1. 'Entry and Competition in Concentrated Markets', Journal of Political Economy, 99 (5), October, 977-1009 (1991) 3
2. 'Estimation of a Model of Entry in the Airline Industry', Econometrica, 60 (4), July, 889-917 (1992) 36
3. 'Entry and Competitive Structure in Deregulated Airline Markets: An Event Study Analysis of People Express', RAND Journal of Economics, 23 (4), Winter, 445-62 (1992) 65
4. 'Free Entry and Social Inefficiency in Radio Broadcasting', RAND Journal of Economics, 30 (3), Autumn, 397-420 (1999) 83
5. 'Empirical Research on Discrete Choice Game Theory Models of Entry: An Illustration', European Economic Review, 44, 985-92 (2000) 107
6. 'Econometric Evidence', in Sunk Costs and Market Structure: Price Competition, Advertising, and the Evolution of Concentration, Chapter 5, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: MIT Press, 111-28 (1991) 115
7. 'Gibrat's Legacy', Journal of Economic Literature, XXXV (1), March, 40-59 (1997) 133
Part II Auctions
8. 'An Empirical Study of an Auction with Asymmetric Information', American Economic Review, 78 (5), December, 865-83 (1988) 155
9. 'Detection of Bid Rigging in Procurement Auctions', Journal of Political Economy, 101 (3), June, 518-38 (1993) 174
10. 'Information and Competition in U.S. Forest Service Timber Auctions', Journal of Political Economy, 109 (2), 375-417 (2001) 195
11. 'The Role of Information in U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Auctions', Econometrica, 63 (1), January, 1-27 (1995) 238
12. 'Spot Market Competition in the UK Electricity Industry', Economic Journal, 103 (418), May, 531-46 (1993) 265
13. 'Strategic Bidding in a Multiunit Auction: An Empirical Analysis of Bids to Supply Electricity in England and Wales', RAND Journal of Economics, 29 (4), Winter, 703-25 (1998) 281
Part III Technological Innovation and New Products
14. 'Patents as Options: Some Estimates of the Value of Holding European Patent Stocks', Econometrica, 54 (4), July, 755-84 (1986) 307
15. 'The Diffusion of New Technologies: Evidence From the Electric Utility Industry', RAND Journal of Economics, 21 (3), Autumn, 354-73 (1990) 337
16. 'Adoption of Technologies with Network Effects: An Empirical Examination of the Adoption of Automated Teller Machines', RAND Journal of Economics, 26 (3), Autumn, 479-501 (1995) 357
17. 'The Welfare Analysis of Product Innovations, with an Application to Computed Tomography Scanners', Journal of Political Economy, 97 (2), 444-79 (1989) 380
18. 'Quantifying the Benefits of New Products: The Case of the Minivan', Journal of Political Economy, 110 (4), August, 705-29 (2002) 416
Part IV Vertical Relationships and Incentives
19. 'Contract Duration and Relationship-Specific Investments: Empirical Evidence from Coal Markets', American Economic Review, 77 (1), March, 168-85 (1987) 443
20. 'The Dynamics of Franchise Contracting: Evidence from Panel Data', Journal of Political Economy, 107 (5), October, 1041-80 (1999) 461
21. 'Contractual Form, Retail Price, and Asset Characteristics in Gasoline Retailing', RAND Journal of Economics, 24 (1), Spring, 58-77 (1993) 501
22. 'Dealer and Manufacturer Margins', RAND Journal of Economics, 16 (2), Summer, 253-68 (1985) 521
23. 'Risk Taking By Mutual Funds as a Response to Incentives', Journal of Political Economy, 105 (6), December, 1167-200 (1997) 537
Name Index 571
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