The Dynamics of Industrial Competition: A North American Perspective
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BeschreibungThis book provides the first comprehensive quantitative examination of the processes associated with competition.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Introduction; 2. Firm turnover: Greenfield entry and closedown exit; 3. Entry: exit and the merger process; 4. The rise and fall of incumbent; 5. Patterns of large and small-firm mobility; 6. Plant turnover in Canada and the United States; 7. Measures of market structure and the intensity of competition; 8. The relationship between mobility and concentration; 9. Turnover and productivity growth; 10. Merger success; 11. Turnover in domestic and foreign enterprises; 12. Industry efficiency and firm turnover; 13. Firm turnover and profitability; 14. Modeling entry; 15. Conclusion; Appendix A. Measuring firm turnover - methodology; Appendix B. Definition of concentration and mobility measures; Notes; References; Author index; Subject index.
Pressestimmen"...this pathbreaking study...sets out a new and compelling research agenda for understanding and analyzing industrial competition..." Journal of Economic Literature "...this pathbreaking study...sets out a new and compelling research agenda for understanding and analyzing industrial competition...By capturing the competitive process of firms and industries in motion, the author provides a new view of the organization of industries that boldly challenges the traditional view of static and stable industrial organization. Rather, Baldwin argues and compiles compelling evidence suggesting that change is the rule and stability the exception...John Baldwin has paved the way for future researchers..." Journal of Economic Litertature
Untertitel: 'North American Perspective'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1998
Seitenanzahl: 484 Seiten