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Skills and Labour Market Structure

David Marsden

in A Theory of Employment Systems: Micro-Foundations of Societal Diversity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294221
eISBN:
9780191596612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294220.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The four types of employment systems shape skills and labour market structures according to the degree of functional flexibility in work assignments and whether firm internal labour markets or ... More


Supporting Standard-Setting Organizations

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A standard is a common platform that allows products to work together. This chapter begins by describing the various types of standard-setting. It then offers a brief history of antitrust treatment ... More


Monopoly and Monopsony Power

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses microeconomic theories of monopoly and monopsony. It explains that monopoly is a market for a product sold by a single supplier and lacking close substitutes while monopsony is ... More


The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

T. Randolph Beard, David L. Kaserman, and Rigmar Osterkamp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although organ transplants provide the best, and often the only, effective therapy for many otherwise fatal conditions, the great benefits of transplantation go largely unrealized because of failures ... More


Introduction

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main arguments, that the problems of organ transplantation, and the shortages of organs for that purpose, are not unsolvable. The primary problems ... More


Compensation for Organ Donation and a Proposal for a Public Monopsony for Organ Acquisition

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes institutional arrangements for the introduction of compensation. It provides a simple mathematical analysis of the likely appearance of a socially directed monopsony ... More


Complications in the Antitrust Response to Monopsony

Jeffrey L. Harrison

in The Global Limits of Competition Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774901
eISBN:
9780804782678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774901.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the application of competition law to monopsony. It begins with a short review of monopsony theory in order to provide a context for the specific issues addressed in the ... More


The Privatization of Social Life

Ulises Ali Mejias

in Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the political economy of networks and the process of commodification that allows them to increase participation while also increasing inequality. Digital networks are not ... More


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