The Global Diamond Industry: Economics and Development Volume I

The Global Diamond Industry: Economics and Development Volume I

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137537577
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/16/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Roman Grynberg is Professor of Economics at the University of Namibia. He was Head of Trade Policy at the Commonwealth Secretariat. He has published books on Commodity Prices and the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and Small States.

Letsema Mbayi is a research fellow at the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis. Her doctoral research investigated diamond beneficiation policy in a producer country.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgement
Introduction
List Of Tables And Figures
PART I: DE BEERS AND THE DIAMOND INDUSTRY
1. Markets: Continuity And Change In The International Diamond Market; Debora Spar
2. Institutional Aspects Of The Organization And Operation Of The International Diamond Market; M.Levin, I. Sheveleva
3. The Impact Of External Forces On Cartel Network Dynamic: Direct Research In The Diamond Industry; S. Gupta, M. Polonsky, A. Woodside, C.M Webster
4. Diamonds: Exploration, Mines And Marketing; George Read And A. J. A Janse
5. A Cartel's Response To Cheating: An Empirical Investigation Of The De Beers Diamond Empire; D.Bergenstock, M.E. Deily And L.W Taylor
PART II: ECONOMICS OF DIAMOND PRICES
6. The Economics Of Diamond Price Movements; G.Ariovich
7. Rough Diamonds: Auctions Bring Sweeping Changes In Pricing, Distribution; Russel Shor
8. Diamonds- A Precious New Asset?; Benjamin R. Auer, Frank Schuhmacher
9. An Examination Of Diamonds As An Alternative Asset Class: Do They Have What It Takes To Make A Portfolio Sparkle?; Kenneth Small, Jeff Smith And Erika Small
10. Hard Assets: The Returns On Rare Diamonds And Germs; Luc Renneboog
11. Shine Bright Like A Diamond: A Hedonic Model Of Grading And Pricing An Experience Good; Justin A. Lee, Steven B. Caudil, And Franklin G. Mixon Jr.
12. Pricing Anomalies In The Market For Diamonds: Evidence Of Conformist Behavior; Frank Scott And Aaron Yelowitz
Index

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