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Industrial Organization in Context

Stephen Martin

Publication Date - June 2010

ISBN: 9780199291199

1,024 pages
Paperback

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Retail Price to Students: $125.95

Industrial Organization in Context provides a truly international, balanced perspective on EU competition policy and US antitrust policy.

Description

Written by one of the world's leading academics in the field, Industrial Organization in Context provides a truly international, balanced perspective on EU competition policy and US antitrust policy. This innovative text includes exciting contemporary topics not covered in other books in the field, such as contestable markets and experimental economics. Furthermore, the text is designed to allow instructors to teach from a US and/or European perspective. The supporting Online Resource Center further accommodates the instructor, offering an Instructors Manual and PowerPoint Slides.

Features

  • Stephen Martin is highly respected in this field worldwide.
  • Offers a truly international approach, covering both EU Competition Policy and US antitrust, allowing lecturers to choose whether to teach from either a US or European approach or to incorporate both.
  • Includes contemporary topics such as contestable markets and experimental economics.
  • A good balance of theory and cases helps students to understand what they are learning by relating it to the real world.
  • Supporting Online Resource Centre with Instructors Manual, and PowerPoint slides.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Martin is Professor of Economics at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA. Prior to that he was Professor of Industrial Organisation at the University of Amsterdam, Director of the Center for Industrial Economics at the University of Copenhagen, and Professor of Economics at the European University Institute and Michigan State University. He was co-managing editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization from 1996 to 2004, and has published widely in all areas of industrial economics.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Basic Market Models
    3. U.S. Antitrust: Background
    4. EU Competition Policy: Background
    5. Oligopoly
    6. Collusion & Cooperation
    7. Monopolization & Dominance
    8. Price Discrimination
    9. Vertical Restraints
    10. Market Structure and Firm Structure
    11. Regulation, Rent-seeking, and Public Enterprise
    12. Advertising and Information
    13. Innovation
    14. Imperfect Competition & Macro
    15. Imperfect Competition & Trade
    16. Market Integration
    17. Just the Math Used in this Book
    18. References

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