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Strategic Firms in an Integrated Market

Michelle P. Egan

in Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Focuses on the impact of market integration upon corporate policies and strategies, an issue that has not been adequately addressed in the single market literature. Companies must adjust their ... More


Detection: Market-Based Evidence

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on evidence derived from the observation of market conditions and behavior that bears on the presence of successful oligopolistic coordination. There are a number of ways to ... More


Effects on Capital Markets

E. Philip Davis

in Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

In Chapter 1, it was suggested that an overriding effect on corporate finance as well as the evolution of capital markets may be brought about by the development of pension funds. This chapter thus ... More


Being in the Market

Gordon L. Clark, Kendra Strauss, and Janelle Knox-Hayes

in Saving for Retirement: Intention, Context, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600854
eISBN:
9780191738104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600854.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Political Economy

In this chapter we develop a model of behavior in time and space that allows for the coexistence of different types of response to changing market conditions. From the “sophisticated” market players ... More


Markets, Morals, and the Law

Jules L. Coleman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253609
eISBN:
9780191719783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253609.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This book shows how traditional problems of philosophy can be understood more clearly when considered in terms of law, economics, and political science. The discussion is divided into four sections. ... More


Credit Cards

Bar-Gill Oren

in Seduction by Contract: Law, Economics, and Psychology in Consumer Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199663361
eISBN:
9780191751660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663361.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the credit card contract. It identifies two features common to most credit card contracts — complexity and deferred costs. It presents a behavioural-economics theory of credit ... More


Introduction

Mario Mazzocchi, W. Bruce Traill, and Jason F. Shogren

in Fat Economics: Nutrition, Health, and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213856
eISBN:
9780191695902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213856.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter starts by raising the question on the obesity epidemic and the public policy that should be done. It then examines the economic mindset beyond the food choice and market ... More


Property and Intellectual Property Exchanges (PIPEs) in China since the 1990s: An Analysis of the Emergence and Regulatory Resolution of PIPEs and Their Comparative Advantage Over OTC Markets

Heping Cao

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper surveys a market instead of an agent in a market. Specifically, the survey examines how the individual agent’s behavior of an informal trading spot are forged into integrated action, ... More


Selectivity

Stephen Bazen

in Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Selection mechanisms and the bias they introduce into econometric estimation constitute one of the principal concerns in empirical labour economics. Economic behaviour is based to a large extent on ... More


Youth employment, racialised gendering and school–work transitions

Sophie Bowlby, Sally Lloyd Evans, and Clare Roche

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the school–work transitions of young men and women from different ethnic and class backgrounds in the two prosperous towns of Reading and Slough in England at the end of the ... More


Criminal Enterprises, Markets, and Industries

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, and Petter Gottschalk

in Organized Crime: Policing Illegal Business Entrepreneurialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578436
eISBN:
9780191807268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578436.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how a criminally-oriented business enterprise works using a business development model as the operating framework. It first considers the microeconomics of criminal market ... More


Gary S. Becker

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the work of Gary S. Becker as an economist of diverse interests, and as a Nobel Prize awardee. Becker was born in 1930 and received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of ... More


The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Kara Newman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book takes a close look at agricultural commodities, from the iconic pork belly to the obscure peppercorn and nutmeg. The results of an investigation are recorded here and show how contracts ... More


Reforming Sovereign Lending Practices: Modern Initiatives in Historical Context

W. Mark C. Weidemaier

in Sovereign Financing and International Law: The UNCTAD Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674374
eISBN:
9780191752315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674374.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

In response to the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis, policymakers have initiated reform efforts all along the continuum between soft and hard law. One of the most ambitious is the United Nations ... More


Labor-Market Consequences of Crime Victimization

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Crime victims who directly experience the consequences of crime can have problems dealing with everyday decision-making including their labor-market behavior. Crime may disrupt a person's willingness ... More


When God Changes Dice

Kent Osband

in Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151733
eISBN:
9780231525411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151733.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter suggests how people should develop proper beliefs about market behavior. The very complexity of the world makes it impossible for any observer to maintain exactly the right beliefs about ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Awareness of the Pendulum

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162845
eISBN:
9780231530798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162845.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter is about another important requirement for successful investing: awareness of the markets’ pendulum-like swings. Investment markets swing like a pendulum: between euphoria and ... More


On Multi-period Allocation of Tradable Emission Permits

Katrin Rehdanz and Richard S. J. Tol

in The Design of Climate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter evaluates the allocation procedures of tradable emission permits. It investigates the dynamics effects of permit allocations on market behavior. The chapter also compares rolling ... More


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