Profits in the Long Run

Profits in the Long Run

by Dennis C. Mueller
     
 

ISBN-10: 052110159X

ISBN-13: 9780521101592

Pub. Date: 02/19/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Discovers that there are persistent differences in market power among large U. S. companies by analyzing data for the 1000 largest manufacturing firms in 1950 and 1972. Considers the influence of risk, sales, diversification, growth and managerial control on long run profitability.  See more details below

Overview

Discovers that there are persistent differences in market power among large U. S. companies by analyzing data for the 1000 largest manufacturing firms in 1950 and 1972. Considers the influence of risk, sales, diversification, growth and managerial control on long run profitability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521101592
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/19/2009
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. The persistence of firms; 2. The persistence of profits above the norm; 3. The persistence of market power; 4. Profitability and market structure; 5. The results in perspective; 6. Profitability and the firm's own advertising, patent activity, risk, and other characteristics; 7. Profitability and managerial control and compensation; 8. Mergers and profitability; 9. Mergers and market share; 10. The threads gathered and conclusions woven; Appendices; Notes; References; Index.

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