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The Computer and Software Sector

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The American information technology (IT) sector—hardware, software, and services—was $0.25 trillion in size in 2005. In 1984, it was $143 billion (in 2005 dollars). During these two decades, the ... More


Telecommunications Services and Equipment

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines market concentration trends in the telecommunications industry in the United States. The overall concentration trend of the telecom sector has been strongly U-shaped; this ... More


Print and Publishing

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter analyzes market concentration trends in the following fields within print and publishing: newspapers, books, and magazines. There has been a great deal of fear about the demise of the ... More


The Spiraling of Market Power

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter starts with a discussion of the development of the highly diversified business/industrial groups that have grown in late‐industrializing countries – as exemplified by the zaibatsu in ... More


The Internet: Still Wide Open and Competitive?

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Although the three major subsectors of the information sector—mass media, telecommunications, and information technology—developed at different times and paces, technological and regulatory ... More


Findings

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This book deals with market concentration trends in the information sector as a whole. Its thesis is that similar dynamics take place across industries, including mass media, and that they lead to ... More


Film

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Six Hollywood studio companies have historically dominated the production, financing, distribution, and exhibition of motion pictures. This handful of firms, all located in the Los Angeles area, has ... More


Consumer Electronics Media Devices

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter deals with the consumer electronics industry: the devices consumers use to receive, record, amplify, and display media information. Without them, electronic media would not exist. ... More


Vertical and Cross-Industry Concentration

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Mergers among content providers, distributors, retail outlets, and technology firms raise questions about vertical integration. The fear is of an extension of market power from one industry to a ... More


The Future of Media Industries

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

One of the conclusions of this study is that the US information sector as a whole has become less concentrated in 2005 than it had been in 1984. However, it became more concentrated after 1996. Since ... More


Music

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The music industry in the United States is relatively small in size but large in cultural presence. It consists of those creating music (artists and composers), those creating or enforcing rights in ... More


The Findings and the Model

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Earlier, this book presented a simple model for the dynamics of the information sector. It is based on two variables: lower entry barriers, which induce a new entry, and growing economies of scale, ... More


The Prospects and Limits of Antitrust and Competitive-Market Strategies

Peter Carstensen

in Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing an Agriculture of the Middle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122993
eISBN:
9780262278751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122993.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the importance of enforcing antitrust and market-facilitating regulations following the competitive changes facing the United States agriculture, and discusses the differences ... More


Market Concentration, Efficiency, and Quality in the Japanese Home Help Industry

Yanfei Zhou and Wataru Suzuki

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the influence of market concentration on the quality and cost of home help services in Japan. It employs cross-sectional data to examine the effect of market concentration on ... More


‘The Paradox of Success’: The Effect of Growth, Competition, and Managerial Self-Interest on Building Society Practice and Market Structure, c.1880–1939

Antoninus Samy

in The Building Society Promise: Access, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787808
eISBN:
9780191829864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787808.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter argues that the low risk-taking behaviour predicted of mutual financial institutions like building societies by certain theories of the firm can only be expected of small, regional ... More


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