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On the Social Structure of Markets: A Review and Assessment in the Perspective of the New Institutional Economics

Rudolf Richter

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter deals with the claim of sociologists that the social structure of markets matters for their performance. ‘Social structure’ is understood as ‘structure of social relationships between ... More


Returns to education in context: individual education and transition outcomes in European labour markets

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes cross-national differences in individual returns to education at entry into the labour market. With respect to occupational allocation, the analysis finds particularly large returns to ... More


The structure of labour market entry in Europe: a typological analysi s

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Scrutinizes the notion that patterns of school-to-work transitions in Europe can be characterized by a dichotomy between an occupational labour market (OLM) model, where entry jobs are closely linked ... More


Information and Investment: A Study in the Working of the Competitive Economy

G. B. Richardson

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292432
eISBN:
9780191596810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292430.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Firms base their investment decisions on expectations, these being based, in turn, upon information about relevant future circumstance. The availability of this information depends partly upon the ... More


The transition from school to work: a European perspective

Walter Müller and Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Serves to set the stage for the substantive analyses provided in subsequent chapters. We outline a broad social science perspective on individual, structural, and institutional determinants of ... More


Conclusions: explaining cross-national differences in school-to-work transitions

Markus Gangl, Walter Müller, and David Raffe

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Offers our conclusions from the empirical parts of the study. We summarize the empirical results, emphasizing in particular the critical role of individual education and, hence, the structure of ... More


Regulation and Competition in German Banking: An Assessment

Karl-Hermann Fischer and Christian Pfeil

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Offers an in-depth discussion of regulatory and competitive issues in German banking. Emphasising that regulation, market structure, and competitive conduct are deeply interrelated the authors look ... More


Classification and Governance: Policy 1

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter addresses the issue of how trading systems should be classified and governed. The chapter is composed of three sections. In the first, the criteria that the Securities and Exchange ... More


Market Structure and Trade in Developing Countries

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the relationship between market structure and overseas trade in developing countries. First, it examines the role of market structure in industrial analysis, covering the ... More


Design Issues for Innovative Firms: Bureaucracy, Incentives and Industrial Structure *

David J. Teece

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The wider issue of linkage between organizational variables and the application of new technology is addressed, focusing in particular on innovation at the level of the firm and on the choice of ... More


The Impact of Market Structure and Organizational Factors on Innovation

David J. Teece

in Managing Intellectual Capital: Organizational, Strategic, and Policy Dimensions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295426
eISBN:
9780191596964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295421.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses the importance of market structure and organizational factors on innovation. In particular, it suggests that the formal and informal structures of the firm, as well as the ... More


Managed Migration, Populism, and Pragmatism

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter succinctly summarizes key points, evaluates the main arguments regarding the influence of nonstate actors in migration management, explores the implications of the new paradigm of ... More


From Perfect to Imperfect Competition

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:
10.1093/0198233418.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Examines in turn the four assumptions defining a perfectly competitive market: a large number of buyers and sellers, no entry barrier, product homogeneity, and perfect information. Then, we state the ... More


Classification and Market Structure: Law and Regulation

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter examines laws and regulations that specify how trading systems should be classified, and how those elements of their market structure, apart from the dissemination of their prices and ... More


Decentralization, Corruption, and Market Structure

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides further analysis of organizational incentive structures, linking the behavior of individuals to the larger macro structure of trade. The analysis here explores the unintended ... More


Managing the Global Commons: Principles and Practice

Graciela Chichilnisky

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter proposes the creation of global market mechanisms to forestall the rapid and possibly irreversible loss of species and ecosystems. Several distinct mechanisms are proposed here, each ... 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


Services

Ma. Joy V. Abrenica and Gilberto M. Llanto

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter documents the changing face of the services industry over the past three decades (1970–2000). It makes a special reference to two case studies – telecommunications and banking. Both are ... More


Pricing the Tunnel

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter is concerned with the pricing decisions facing Eurotunnel. This is a simple company with one production facility, a narrow pre‐defined product range and even a limited lifespan and ... More


Vertical Relationships

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses vertical relationships and the allocation of added value among stakeholders. This allocation will depend on the design of the contract, which will also influence the risk ... More


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