Competition in transition economies: Determinants of price-cost margins in private sector
- Measuring and Analysing Competition in the Netherlands. Creusen, Harold; Minne, Bert; Wiel, Henry // De Economist (0013-063X);Sep2006, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p429
This article analyses the developments of competition between 1993 and 2001 at the industry level. Using the relative profits measure and the price-cost margin based on firm-level data, these competition indicators suggest that competition did not increase in most industries but diverged widely....
- Optimal Pricing to Retard Entry. Lippman, Steven A. // Review of Economic Studies;Jul80, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p723
In the model presented here the industry is composed of (nearly) identical firms selling the same product and experiencing the same constant average cost of production, with industry demand divided amongst the established firms. A product price must be selected at each instant of time during the...
- Vertical restrictions and the number of franchises: Comment. Schmidt, Torsten // Southern Economic Journal;Jul95, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p259
Presents study by Owen Phillips regarding the sale of goods by monopolist to various dealers. Model devised to judge the determination of wholesale price below its marginal cost; Discussion on Phillips's reasoning; Results of the study.
- Measuring returns to an innovation in an imperfectly competitive market: Application to... Huang, Shu-Yu; Sexton, Richard J. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug96, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p558
Develops and applies a general imperfect competition model to evaluate returns to a cost-reducing innovation. Application to mechanical harvesting of processing tomatoes in Taiwan; Potential for significant benefits to adoption of mechanical harvesting; Attenuation of farmers' incentives to...
- Macroeconomic price and quantity responses with heterogeneous product markets. Dixon, Huw David // Oxford Economic Papers;Jul94, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p385
Examines the effect of heterogenous types of product market competition on the macroeconomic properties of the economy. Types of product market economies considered; Effect of an increase in money supply; Changes in price and quality.
- Monopolistic competition with firm-specific costs. Montagna, Catia // Oxford Economic Papers;Apr95, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p318
Extends a Dixit-Stiglitz model of monopolistic competition to allow for technical heterogeneity amongst firms. Random process generation of the dispersion of firms' technical efficiency within the industry which is shown to lead to a steady-state spectrum of profits and market shares;...
- A TWO-SECTOR GROWTH MODEL WITH AN INTERMEDIATE PRODUCT. Chun-Yan Kuo // Southern Economic Journal;Jan74, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p489
Analyzes the two-sector growth model with an intermediate product to show that the adoption of classical savings function ensures existence of competitive equilibrium and stability of balance growth path. Uniqueness of short-run competitive equilibrium; Time path of capital accumulation of the...
- Consumer's surplus in monopolistic competition a la Dixit... Sinha, Deepak K. // Atlantic Economic Journal;Dec95, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p333
Looks at momopolistic competition in consumer surpluses.
- The Normative and Positivistic Inferiority of Marx's Values Paradigm. Samuelson, Paul A. // Southern Economic Journal;Jul82, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p11
Examines the normative and positivistic inferiority of Marx's values paradigm. Discussion on the pricing model developed by Marx; Information on the statistical and historical laws of motion and development in a competitive system; Justification of the uniform rate of markup on direct labor.