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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Microeconomic theories of imperfect competition--old problems and new perspectives.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c1999
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean Jaskold Gabszewicz; Jacques François Thisse
|Notes:||A collection of journal articles published by various scholars between 1925-1988.|
|Description:||lxii, 776  p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Industry size - quantity and price competition: of the competition of producers, Augustin Cournot; numbers and size in Cournot oligopoly, M. McManus; entry in a Cournot market, Charles R. Frank Jr; Cournot equilibrium with free entry, Willaim Novshek; the pure theory of monopoly, F.Y. Edgeworth; a theory of dynamic oligopoly, II - price competition, kinked demand curves, and Edgeworth cycles, Eric Maskin and Jean Tirole; quantity precommitment and Bertrand competition yield Cournot outcomes, David M. Kreps and Jose A. Scheinkman; on the existence of Bertrand-Edgeworth equilibria with differentiated commodities, Jean-Pascal Benassy; cartel problems, D.K. Osborne; a non-cooperative equilibrium for supergames, James W. Friedman; a theory of oligopoly, George J. Stigler; the nature and significance of price leadership, Jesse W. Markham. Part 2 Entry barriers: the importance of the condition of entry, Joe S. Bain; contestable markets - an uprising in the theory of industry structure, William J. Baumol; new developments on the oligopoly front, Franco Modigliani; dynamic limit pricing - optimal pricing under threat of entry, Darius W. Gaskins Jr; on entry preventing behaviour and limit price models of entry, J.W. Friedman; the role of investment in entry-deterrence, Avinash Dixit; exit barriers are entry barriers - the durability of capital as a barrier to entry, B. Curtis Eaton and Richard G. Lipsey; the fat-cat effect, the puppy-dog ploy, and the lean and hungry look, Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole; sequential location among firms with foresight, Edward C. Prescott and Michael Visscher. Part 3 Product differentiation: the product as an economic variable, Edward H. Chamberlin; group equilibrium, E.H. Chamberlin; monopolistic competition and optimal product diversity, Avinash K. Dixit and Joseph E. Stiglitz; market imperfection and excess capacity, Nicholas Kaldor; spatial Cournot oligopoly, Martin J. Beckmann; stability in competition, Harold Hotelling; the principle of minimum differentiation holds under sufficient heterogeneity, A. de Palma et al; entry and exit in a differentiated industry, J. Jaskold Gabszewicz and J.-F. Thisse; natural oligopolies, Avner Shaked and John Sutton. Part 4 Incomplete information: a model of price adjustment, Peter A. Diamond; bargains and ripoffs - a model of monopolistically competitive price dispersion, Stephen Salop and Joseph Stiglitz; non-cooperative collusion under imperfect price information, Edward J. Green and Robert H. Porter; the chain store paradox, Reinhard Selten; reputation and imperfect information, David M. Kreps and Robert Wilson; limit pricing and entry under incomplete information - an equilibrium analysis, Paul Milgrom and John Roberts; the strategic role of information on the demand function in an oligopolistic market, Jean-Pierre Ponssard; duopoly information equilibrium - Cournot and Bertrand, Xavier Vives. (Part contents).|
|Series Title:||International library of critical writings in economics, 102.; Elgar reference collection.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Jean J. Gabszewicz and Jacques-François Thisse.|