SUGGESTION FOR A COMPREHENSIVE MEASURE OF CONCENTRATION: COMMENT
- Imitation and Belief Learning in an Oligopoly Experiment. Offerman, T.; Potters, J.; Sonnemans, J. // Review of Economic Studies;Oct2002, Vol. 69 Issue 241, p973
We examine the force of three types of behavioural dynamics in quantity�setting triopoly experiments: (1) mimicking the successful firm, (2) rules based on following the exemplary firm, and (3) rules based on belief learning. Theoretically, these three types of rules lead to the competitive,...
- SUGGESTION FOR A COMPREHENSIVE MEASURE OF CONCENTRATION: REPLY. Horvath, Janos // Southern Economic Journal;Apr72, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p602
Focuses on the characteristics of the absolute and relative dispersion measures of industrial concentration. Merger between the largest firm and other firms in the industry; Increase of the index of concentration; Improvement in the Comprehensive Concentration Index.
- Relative Concentration of the Largest 500 Firms. Nissan, Edward; Caveny, Regina // Southern Economic Journal;Jan85, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p880
Examines the concentration of assets among the largest industrial firms from 1967-82 in the U.S. Classifications of the firms; Calculation of entropy measures of the firms; Discussion on the business trends among industrial companies.
- The Great Digital Divide. Sinclair, Bruce // Business Mexico;Feb2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p21
Focuses on the level of information and communication technology penetration in Mexico. Benefits of developmental and operational networks for the residents; Market concentration in major metropolitan areas; Impact of the concentration on businesses and the society.
- Localized inter-organizational linkages, agglomeration effects, and the innovative performance of firms. Knoben, J. // Annals of Regional Science;Sep2009, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p757
This paper focuses on the questions to what extent agglomeration effects and localized inter-organizational linkages influence different types of innovative performance of firms. Doing so adds to the relatively scarce firm-level literature regarding the role of regional environment for the...
- Endogenous timing of moves in an asymmetric price-setting duopoly. Tasnadi, Attila // Portuguese Economic Journal;Apr2003, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p23
This paper adds to the growing literature on endogenous timing of decisions in duopolies. We show for a price-setting duopoly game with sufficiently asymmetric and strictly convex cost functions that the less efficient firm moves first while the more efficient moves second with a higher price...
- Measuring trends in sales concentration in American business. Nissan, Edward // Quarterly Journal of Business & Economics;Winter97, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p17
Examines trends in sales concentration of large businesses in the United States from 1967 to 1992 using Fortune 500 data. Historic background on mergers and acquisitions; Detection of an increase in the trend of concentration in the 1980s.
- The Advertising-Concentration Controversy: Comment. Smith, D. Stanton; Danford, Gregory W.; Stanhouse, Bryan E. // Southern Economic Journal;Jan78, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p653
In a recent edition of this Journal, Stanley Ornstein found that concentration explained only a small portion of the observed variation in advertising. Ornstein argued that the slight statistical relation was probably spurious. He reasoned that high concentration ratios and large firm sizes will...
- "Strategic Complementarities" and the Management of Intangibles. Schneider, Martin // Schmalenbach Business Review (SBR);Jul2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p243
Presents information on strategic complementarities and the management of intangibles in Germany. Impact of complementarities on competitive advantage; Components of competitive advantage.