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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


Understanding Change at Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of the economic and political changes that have affected the system of employment in the UK. It then discusses the changing nature of work; the concept of ... More


Capital Market Microstructure and Regulation

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Capital markets are special because they organize trade invariable price securities like queries and bonds, and these are primary securities that do not involve the interference of a financial ... More


Staffing the Organization: New Patterns of Entry and Exit

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins by summarizing the main changes that have affected the ways in which people join the organizations: their employment contracts, their overall staffing levels, and company policies ... More


Problems of the World Markets for Tropical Beverages

Alfred Maizels, Robert Bacon, and George Mavrotas

in COMMODITY SUPPLY MANAGEMENT BY PRODUCING COUNTRIES: A Case-Study of the Tropical Beverage Crops

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233381
eISBN:
9780191678981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233381.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

International economic policy is important in the world markets for tropical beverage crops. Since most of the producing countries are underdeveloped, changes experienced in market conditions that ... More


Conclusion

Michael Decker

in Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 9 provides the major conclusions of the work: that the demographic peak indicated by the archaeological record was accompanied by profound changes in settlement patterns and land use. In ... More


The Great Training Robbery 1

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Despite the efforts of individuals to attain higher education and the increasing demand for knowledge workers in the new economy, there are not enough high skilled and high wage jobs to accommodate ... More


Bridging the Skills Gap? New Training Provision and Work Organization

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins by detailing the changes in policies of training and skills development in the seven case study companies. It discusses new systems of induction training, multi-skilling, and ... More


External Interventions and Civil Wars: Why Focus on Non-State Actors?

Seden Akcinaroglu and Elizabeth Radziszewski

in Private Militaries and the Security Industry in Civil Wars: Competition and Market Accountability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197520802
eISBN:
9780197520833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520802.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Existing research on the impact of external interventions into civil wars focuses mostly on states and international organizations. With the expansion of private military and security companies’ ... More


Private Deception and the Rise of Public Employment Offices in the United States, 1890–1930

Woong Lee

in Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032887
eISBN:
9780226032900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032900.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides a rationale for the establishment of public employment offices and explores the relationship between the development of public employment offices and labor market conditions in ... More


Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Economists disagree on what ails the economies of continental western Europe, which are widely perceived to be underperforming in terms of productivity and other metrics. Is it some deficiency in ... More


Surviving the Fall of Shanghai

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the impact of the Battle of Shanghai on Chinese capitalists. This battle began on August 13, 1937 and within days the neighborhood was essentially levelled. It dealt a crippling ... More


Reinsurance Comes Into its Own 1860–1960

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

The idea of dedicated reinsurance companies was a new concept in the mid nineteenth century. Reinsurers were finding themselves exposed to larger than expected losses as the young industry struggled ... More


Intelligence

Andrew Trask and Andrew DeGuire

in Betting the Company: Complex Negotiation Strategies for Law and Business

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199846252
eISBN:
9780190260057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846252.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the importance of intelligence and intelligence gathering in a negotiation. It examines two different aspects of intelligence in complex negotiations: what information will be ... More


Wages in Global Supply Chains: Where They Stand and Where We Need to Go

Jinsun Bae

in Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains: Problems, Progress, and Prospects

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754517
eISBN:
9781501754548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754517.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter assesses progress on wages in global supply chains, using AUDCO data. The data include hourly wage rates, the gap between actual wages and minimum wages, the gap between actual wages and ... More


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