Citations with the tag: INDUSTRIAL concentration
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- Merger madness.
McMillion, Charles W. // International Economy; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p36
Focuses on the impact of consolidations and mergers on world finance and economy. Value of mergers from 1996 to 1999; Major mergers in the United States; Effects of the mergers on US economy; Vertical integration of core competencies in US industries; Legal implications of vertical mergers;...
- The Biggest Names in Lighting Get Bigger.
Hutchinson, Lois L. // Energy User News; May2000, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p10
Focuses on the effect of consolidations and mergers in the U.S. lighting industry on the end-users as of May 1, 2000. Conflicting opinion of industry experts on the likely impact of these trends on the end-users; Arguments given by experts who believe that bigger companies can serve their...
- On Conglomerate Diversification.
Sinha, Deepak K. // Atlantic Economic Journal; Mar1999, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p115
Shows that conglomerate diversification is optimal for less profitable firms. Information on conglomerates; Illustration of the model of an economy related to the conglomerate diversification.
- Foreign nameplates open doors for jobbers, repair shops.
Clapper, Casey // Aftermarket Business; Apr2007, Vol. 117 Issue 4, p13
The article reports on projections of greater market fragmentation in the automobile industry of the United States in 2007. Some unique market opportunities are expected to emerge in the automobile market as the Big Three in Detroit, Michigan lose market share to their more competitive...
- UK duck processor goes into administration.
Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly; 6/25/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 26, p17
Reports that the Norfolk, England-based Manor Farm Ducklings went into administration in July 2004. Percentage of market share; Amount of sales per year.
- Hard Core Cartels Third Report on the Implementation of the 1998 OECD Recommendation.
Harris, Robert // OECD Journal of Competition Law & Policy; 2006, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p7
In 1998 the OECD initiated an anti-cartel programme with the adoption of the Council Recommendation Concerning Effective Action against Hard Core Cartels. This 2005 publication is the third comprehensive report by the OECD Competition Committee about the ongoing fight against cartels. Earlier...
- Big Results from Small Ideas.
Robinson, Alan G.; Schroeder, Dean M. // Industrial Management; May/Jun2005, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p21
Sure, everyone wants to hit one out of the park with a solution that is so elegant, so profound that it stuns by virtue of its brilliance. But really, how often does that happen? And when it does, how long before the competitor picks up on it? There are many more benefits to be gained by...
- Market-share Patterns and Market Leadership in Japan.
Campbell, Nigel C.G. // International Studies of Management & Organization; Spring88, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p50
The research summarized in this paper was undertaken, first, to examine Japanese market-share patterns as recorded over a number of years by the Yano Research Institute. Are there "natural" Japanese market-share patterns for Western markets ? A second objective was to evaluate the ideas of...
- State of the Market Structure and Its Implications .
Glowacki, Roman // International Studies of Management & Organization; Summer91, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p39
Examines the economic implications of the state of market structure in Poland. Overview of the market structure as a leftover from the command-type management system; Concentration of production and commerce; Market structure in certain industries; Actions taken to demonopolize the market...
- Your new technology is dead. Live with it.
Rosenzweig, Stan // Fairfield County Business Journal; 7/19/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 29, p38
Presents the author's perspectives regarding disruptive technology in Connecticut. Displacement of existing markets and technologies; Impact of a low-quality, low margin product on a market share; Origin of disruptive telecommunications.
- Paper industry market concentration in North America.
Takacs, Peter // Pulp & Paper; Mar2001, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p82
Focuses on the Herfindahl-Hirshman Index, a recognized measure of market concentration used in many paper industries in North America. Market concentration levels; Capacity expansion and production curtailments; Increase in the market concentration of groundwood publication papers.
- Market and Cost Structure in the U.S. Beef Packing Industry: A Plant-Level Analysis.
Morrison Paul, Catherine J. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Feb2001, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p64
A resurgence of consolidation in the U.S. meat packing industry in the past few decades has stimulated academic and policy debate. Issues raised include the role of cost economies in driving these patterns, and the effects on the agricultural sector (cattle producers) from market power. Here,...
- The buying game.
Horne, Fiona Russell // Builders Merchants Journal; Mar2007, p3
The article reflects the opinion of the author on the growth of the market share of the top builders in Great Britain. The author emphasized that plenty of small merchants have increased their spread, strength and sales by acquiring either competitors or businesses to take them in a slightly...
- Fueling the fun: park-eat park competition.
Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor; 5/25/99, Vol. 91 Issue 125, p16
Focuses on competition among the theme parks in Orlando, Florida. Major attractions in the city as of spring 1999, and expansion plans; Problems associated with overcapacity and impact of competition; Chronology of park development; Visitation patterns.
- MARKET CONCENTRATION, EFFICIENCY, AND ANTITRUST POLICY: DEMSTEZ REVISITED.
Amato, Louis; Wilder, Ronald P. // Quarterly Journal of Business & Economics; Autumn88, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p3
In a classic 1973 paper, Harold Demsetz argues that the superior efficiency of large firms, rather than market power, explains the typical findings of positive correlations between profitability and concentration in empirical studies. The empirical evidence that he presents to support this...
- 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.
- Semi-Triopoly in Nashville for Sinclair?
Trigoboff, Dan // Broadcasting & Cable; 1/6/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on efforts of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. to bridge the gap between duopoly and triopoly in the Nashville, Tennessee broadcasting industry. Modification in the outsourcing agreement between Sinclair and WNAB(TV) owner Nashville Broadcasting Limited Partnership; Terms of the...
- The coming earful.
Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal; 2/22/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p1
The article discusses the move of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association to warn lawmakers that tax hikes and fee increases are critical factors in their decision to expand business in the area.
- The role of clustering in rural industrialization: A case study of the footwear industry in Wenzhou.
HUANG, Zuhui; ZHANG, Xiaobo; ZHU, Yunwei // China Economic Review (1043951X); Sep2008, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p409
Abstract: Wenzhou used to be one of the poorest regions in eastern China. With limited arable land, poor road access to major cities, and little support from the upper level governments, this region seemed to lack all the conditions necessary for economic growth. However, over the past several...
- Majority of Isabel Losses Covered By 8 P/C Insurers.
HUANG, Zuhui; ZHANG, Xiaobo; ZHU, Yunwei // Insurance Advocate; 9/29/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 36, p18
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- Mergers, monopoly power, and relative shares.
Grant, Arthur // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics; Fall79, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p120
Focuses on the effect of relative shares of concentration on mergers in Great Britain. Formulation of the wage share in terms of the average degree of monopoly; Explanations why and how the concentration of capital is biased toward merger rather than toward growth by internal means; Logic of...
- Lilliputians co-exist with Gulliver.
Jay, Leslie // Crain's New York Business; 03/23/98, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p12
Looks at how Costco Wholesale Corporations's relocation to Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York City, has influenced other merchants to do the same. How the stores have been able to coexist; Who normally shops in the Sunset Park area; Which Sunset Park businesses have been suffering financially.
- One brand is hot; one brand is not.
Wilson, Amy; Harris, Donna // Automotive News; 3/13/2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6193, p1
The article reports that the Ford brand will lose another major point to a Japanese brand due to a combination of declining sales and pricey real estate. The owners of Griffin Ford in Greenwich in London, England will close the store on April 1, 2006 to create more space for their rapidly...
- GM has new strategy to boost share in Japan.
Guilford, Dave // Automotive News; 10/27/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6064, p40
General Motors Corp. (GM) has given up its goal of competing in Japan with American-built cars. Japan, still the world's second-biggest car market, continues to be a gaping hole in GM's effort to be a dominant player in Asia. GM plans to sell Chevrolet-branded vehicles through the dealerships of...
- CA wants to see return of MCA to stop buy-up.
Boles, Corey // Money Marketing; 5/2/2002, p2
Reports that the Consumers' Association in Great Britain is calling for the reintroduction of the maximum commission agreement (MCA) to prevent buying up distribution following depolarization. Emergence of the MCA issue; Comments from Colin Jackson, Baronworth Investment Services director.
- Airlines call for 'open skies' agreement.
Tomlinson, Hugh // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 6/6/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 23, p9
The article reports that various airlines in the Middle East are calling for an open skies agreement, which allow them to fly wherever they want, within five years. The deregulated market should help open up new routes and drive down fares. However, some airlines that have already been weakened...
- Gas producers delay meeting over cartel.
Tomlinson, Hugh // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 6/6/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 23, p10
The article reports that Iran, Qatar and Russia have delayed a meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Moscow, following a failure to agree on a charter and a set of common goals for a proposed new gas cartel. According to one energy executive, the three countries, which between them...
- The only thing permanent is change.
Crain, Keith // Automotive News; 6/30/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6314, p12
The article presents the author's comments on the U.S. automobile business. The author states that the fundamental changes in the automobile industry during the past couple decades are changing the business permanently. The author opined that there will be a great time to watch market shares...
- THE DEMOS.
Crain, Keith // Broadcasting & Cable; 12/22/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 51, p11
Presents statistics on the market share of the Internet sector in Fresno, California.
- Former lawman sees Tucson's crime getting worse before it gets better.
Emerine, Steve // Inside Tucson Business; 5/26/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 51, p23
The author reflects on the thoughts of a retired lawman on the crime situation in Tucson, Arizona. He presents several indicators cited by the lawman on the crime situation of the region which includes the increasing number of homicides and the fight between drug cartels and government leaders...
- Market Share, Advertising, R&D, and Profitability: An Empirical Analysis of Leading Industrial Firms in Japan.
Nakao, Takeo // Review of Industrial Organization; Jun1993, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p315
This paper develops a dynamic model of a leader firm which chooses the time paths of R&D and advertising inputs so as to maximize the present value of expected profits. From this theoretical model simultaneous-equations system for market share, advertising, R&D, and profitability is derived and...
- Business bigness: benefits and dangers.
Steiner, George A. // Business Horizons; Oct71, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p57
Focuses on the issues associated with business bigness in the United States. Trend of many companies to encourage innovation and creativity; Prevalence of concentration of economic power in the country; Forecast on large corporations to act responsibly.
- Mergers and Acquisitions in China.
Norton, Patrick M.; Chao, Howard // China Business Review; Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p46
Looks at China's merger and acquisition law. Legal framework for merger and acquisition; Tip on how to avoid China's regulatory environment; Provisions of the 1995 Holding Company Regulations. INSET: The State Approval Process for Foreign-Invested Enterprises.
- Measuring Relative Concentration of Sales in U.S. Manufacturing.
O'Neill, Patrick B. // Southern Economic Journal; Jul91, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p263
This paper extends the work of O'Neill  in two respects. First, the implications of using a truncated sample for the within-group and between-group entropy measures are explored. Second, focusing on the work of Nissan and Caveny , corrected values for the various entropy indices are...
Tollison, Robert D. // Public Choice; Apr1989, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p97
Examines a model of rent-seeking competition with Tullock-costs and Harberger costs. Functions of rent seekers in this model; Arguments relating to rent-seeking; Concept of informational assymetry.
- CAPITAL-SKILL COMPLEMENTARITY AND LABOR EARNINGS.
Brogan, Robert D.; Erickson, Edward W. // Southern Economic Journal; Jul75, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p83
The empirical results support the capital-skill complementarity hypothesis. Highly concentrated industries do pay higher than average wages. But, as illustrated by equation (4), capital dominates concentration as an explanation of the observed wage pattern. Equation (4) is one test of the CSC...
- 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.
- Trade Openness and Vertical Integration: Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Sector.
Chongvilaivan, Aekapol; Hur, Jung // Southern Economic Journal; Apr2012, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p1242
The present article aims to empirically examine a relationship between trade openness and the pattern of vertical integration using the six-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) of U.S. manufacturing data from 2002 to 2006. We use the index of vertical integration made out...
- Cartelization by Regulation.
Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Tirole, Jean // Journal of Regulatory Economics; Jun1993, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p111
This paper formalizes and studies the argument of cartelization of industries through captured agencies. An agency can affect entry by a producer of a differentiated commodity in the market of a regulated natural monopoly through the manipulation of information it produces about the benefit of...
- CRASH COURSE IN... DEALING WITH FALLING SALES.
Garrett, Alexander // Management Today; Feb2009, p20
The article offers information on how to deal with falling sales in Great Britain. A study conducted by London Business School found that during the recovery phase, the people who maintained spend in the recession gained market share at the expense of those who cut spend. Author Neil Rackham...
- Law cracks down on print's fixers.
Chadwick, Philip // PrintWeek; 11/7/2008, p30
The article discusses issues concerning the involvement of paper manufacturers in cartel activity. John Cassels, solicitor at Field Fisher Waterhouse, who has acted in several cartel-related cases says there is a desire to investigate and prosecute cartels and this has increased as of 2008. The...
- EXECUTIVE ORDER.
Chadwick, Philip // Illinois Register; 10/22/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 43, p16609
The article presents the executive order of the Elgin-Ohare West Bypass (EOWB) advisory council in Illinois. It says that EOWB was formed in 1970's and is a national and statewide project. It also says that EOWB will foster continued global economic competitiveness and promotes retention and...
- Take-off in South East.
Chadwick, Philip // Works Management; May2006, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p5
The article reports on the Process Excellence initiative, a new partnership program unveiled by the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium in an effort to improve the competitiveness of aerospace companies in Great Britain. The initiative will develop a structure for continuous and sustained business...
- THUGS OR ENTREPRENEURS? PERCEPTIONS OF MATATU OPERATORS IN NAIROBI, 1970 TO THE PRESENT.
Mutongi, Kenda // Africa (Edinburgh University Press); 2006, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p549
This essay examines the changing perceptions of matatu crews from the 1970s to the present. In the early 1970s commuters and many Kenyans typically viewed the matatu operators as an important, enterprising group of people, contributing to the economic development of the new nation of Kenya. This...
- La. seafood industry struggle calls for subsidized marketing.
Singletary, Mark // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 7/19/2004, Vol. 24 Issue 55, p3
Comments on the challenges of the seafood industry in Louisiana. Competition of fishermen from overseas; Justification of the difference in cost to the buyers; Lack of capital to market the products.
- The 10th Anniversary National Entertainment State.
Singletary, Mark // Future Survey; Aug2007, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p13
The article offers information on a special issue published by the periodical "The Nation," entitled "The 10th Anniversary National Entertainment State," published on July 3, 2006. It features major players on the broadcasting industry and discusses antitrust issues surrounding the oligopolistic...
- Regulating a monopolist with limited funds.
Gautier, Axel; Mitra, Manipushpak // Economic Theory; Mar2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p705
We consider the problem of regulating a monopolist with unknown costs when the regulator has limited funds. The optimal regulatory mechanism satisfies four properties. The first property is bunching at the top, that is the more efficient types produce the same quantity irrespective of their...
Taub, Amy; Weissman, Robert // Multinational Monitor; Nov98, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p9
Focuses on the concentrated markets across the United States economy, with political dominance. Details on the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI) of market concentration; Details on the levels of concentration throughout the economy.
- Technological Progress and Change in Market Concentration in the U.S., 1963-77.
Mukhopadhyay, Arun K. // Southern Economic Journal; Jul85, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p141
What effect does R & D-induced technological progress have on market structure? Do the concentration ratios, the most-used indices of market structure, increase or decrease in an industry that is faced with a high level of technological opportunity and exploits it through a high rate of R & D?...