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New Zealand: Parliamentary Careers and Electoral Reform

Elizabeth McLeay

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

At the end of the nineteenth century, New Zealand's MPs began to see their mandate as an occupation and therefore granted themselves full salaries. Yet, staffing remained poor until the 1970s, when ... More


 Selling Dear

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter is an introduction to the theory of imperfectly competitive markets — a subject that was largely terra incognita before the advent of game theory. The models studied include those of ... More


 Knowing What to Believe

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes John Harsanyi's theory of so-called games of incomplete information using Poker as a motivating example. The chapter begins by analyzing a simplified version of Von Neumann's ... More


Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Brett Levinson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the possibilities for a genuinely radical critique of globalized culture and politics—at a time when intellectuals and non-intellectuals alike struggle to understand the ... More


The Number of Agents: Entry, Barriers to Entry and Collusion

Jean J. Gabszewicz

in Strategic Interaction and Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233411
eISBN:
9780191596292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233418.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Examines how the market solution is affected when the assumption of a large number of buyers and sellers is relaxed. After analysing market contexts involving a very small number of strategic agents ... More


Product Differentiation

Jean J. Gabszewicz

in Strategic Interaction and Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233411
eISBN:
9780191596292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233418.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Abandons the assumption of a homogenous product to tackle the problem of competition among firms selling differentiated products. First, the role product differentiation is studied in the monopoly ... More


International Cartels and Spheres of Influence

Aditya Bhattacharjea

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes and extends a simple model which shows how cartels consisting of firms based in more than one country may find it profitable to allocate territorial markets amongst their ... More


Price Competition in a Mixed Duopoly

Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar and Uday Bhanu Sinha

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Recent studies have addressed mixed oligopoly models where state-owned welfare-maximizing public firms and profit-maximizing private firms coexist. Some studies have addressed the consequences of ... More


Introduction *

Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar, Hiranya Mukhopadhyay, and Uday Bhanu Sinha

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book discusses various aspects of economic theory and quantitative techniques and their applications and relevance to policymaking. It features contributions from economists who have come ... More


From Ricardo to Mill

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279142
eISBN:
9780191602887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279144.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Deals with the consolidation of Smithian orthodoxy in the age of Ricardo, Malthus, and J. S. Mill. The Ricardian theories of rent and of the decreasing returns are utilized to explain the contrast ... More


Loss Aversion

Spiegler Ran

in Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398717
eISBN:
9780199896790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398717.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter analyzes monopoly and duopoly pricing when consumers display loss aversion. It assumes that consumers’ reference point is determined by their expectations. First, the model is applied to ... More


The events of 1594

Bart van Es

in Shakespeare in Company

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199569311
eISBN:
9780191744945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569311.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Following on from the claim that there is a decisive shift in Shakespeare dramaturgy in the year 1594, this chapter examines the material conditions that made this shift possible. It gives an account ... More


Market Structure Games: Static Approaches

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses static market structure games. It begins by describing the benchmark case of a monopolist, developing the basic building blocks for subsequent models. It then introduces static ... More


Leadership and Early-Mover Advantage

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter shows how the pure-strategy Nash equilibria in investment games can exhibit a sequencing of investment timing. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 11.1 discusses the basic ... More


From Ricardo to Mill

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774556
eISBN:
9780191717383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774559.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Deals with the consolidation of Smithian orthodoxy in the age of Ricardo, Malthus, and J. S. Mill. The Ricardian theories of rent and of the decreasing returns are utilized to explain the contrast ... More


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