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Analysing Buyer Behaviour

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter analyses buyer behaviour, taking an outside-inside view of the organization. It looks at buyer behaviour from the perspective of a marketing manager. Part A describes some simple data ... More


The Availability of Market Information

G. B. Richardson

in Information and Investment: A Study in the Working of the Competitive Economy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292432
eISBN:
9780191596810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292430.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

If all firms were equally aware of a profit opportunity and equally able and ready to respond to it, then the opportunity would be available to none of them in particular. A firm will invest in ... More


Calculating the Discount Rate for Closely Held Firms

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter shows how to estimate the required return for a closely held firm. It begins by reviewing the required return for a public firm. It then focuses on additional adjustments required to ... More


Introduction

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter lays out the logic and the structure of the book. The book follows a trajectory that begins by examining the underlying causes of change of our economic environment and that does not ... More


Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

John O. McGinnis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Successful democracies throughout history have used the technology of their time to gather information for better governance. Our challenge is no different today, but it is more urgent because the ... More


Is There a Market for Information?

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines whether a proper market for information can exist. It offers arguments against the features information products that make them unsuitable for sale: that information does not ... More


Market Information

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes the regulation of market information. It begins with an overview of the market data that exchanges and other market centers publish, including transaction reports and last-sale ... More


Services

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Chambers bundled the activities of voice and places to meet with a range of other services. This chapter gives the first long-term and detailed analysis of how these evolved. It covers commercial ... More


Competitive Pricing of Information

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines competitive pricing of information and how information firms respond to the behavior of decision markers. It analyzes information products that are considered complements or ... More


Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Innovation in information and communication technology (ICT) fuels the growth of the global economy. How ICT markets evolve depends on politics and policy, and since the 1950s, periodic overhauls of ... More


The Political Economy of the Inflection Point

Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson, and Donald Abelson

in Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter discusses the changing political economy of policy in the United States. It reviews the political and economic logic of debates over telecom competition policy, such as the debates over ... More


Introduction: The Information Industry

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the marketing of information and the information industry. This volume examines the economics of information and the ... More


The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Sanjoy Chakravorty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Land acquisition for industry and infrastructure has become a source of major conflict in the last half decade in India. Sites like Singur, Nandigram, Niyamgiri, and Maha Mumbai, and phenomena like ... More


Selling Groceries: Service, Credit, and Price

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter engages with debates over the nature and timing of retail revolution, offering fresh insights from the perspective of the grocery trade. Attention focuses on three areas. First, the ... More


Conclusion

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter considers the history and future of information markets. It suggests that the advent of language played a key role in major technological developments and highlights its efficiency in ... More


Oil Markets: Dealing with Global Market Failures

Andreas Goldthau and Nick Sitter

in A Liberal Actor in a Realist World: The European Union Regulatory State and the Global Political Economy of Energy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719595
eISBN:
9780191788673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719595.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 4 explores oil from the viewpoint of global markets and market failure, and examines the EU’s attempt to build international market institutions for creating a global level playing field, and ... More


The Nobels and the Neoliberals

Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah

in The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: The History of Information in Modern Economics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190270056
eISBN:
9780190270087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270056.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

We briefly enumerate the winners of the Bank of Sweden Prize who have contributed to the beginning of the Economics of Information, and discover that their order in awards is misleading. Thus begins ... More


Commencing Reform in India’s Vocational Education and Training System

Santosh Mehrotra and Neha Kumra

in India's Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452774
eISBN:
9780199084555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452774.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with several reform initiatives taken since 2012—the demand-side financing innovations, the reforms that have been undertaken or proposed in the Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) and ... More


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