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Strategic Interaction and Markets

Jean J. Gabszewicz

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233411
eISBN:
9780191596292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233418.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Perfect competition provides a model of a frictionless economy in which economic agents behave independently of each other, abandoning to the market the task of coordinating their individual ... More


The Supply of Soft Innovations

Paul Stoneman

in Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter considers alternative models of the supply of soft innovations relying heavily on models of product differentiation. Existing models of product differentiated markets are adapted to ... More


Defining Soft Innovation

Paul Stoneman

in Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter introduces the issues and provides a fuller argument as to why soft innovation, conceptually, is important. Innovation that encompasses the artistic, formal (as in the contrast between ... More


The Economic Analysis of TPP Innovation as a Foundation for the Analysis of Soft Innovation

Paul Stoneman

in Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter explores the extent to which soft innovation can usefully be modelled as an economic process driven by economic incentives and subject to economic rationality, and also the extent to ... 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


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


 The Propertarian Counter‐Argument

Neil Weinstock Netanel

in Copyright's Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195137620
eISBN:
9780199871629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Some scholars and policy makers claim that an expansive, proprietary copyright not only imposes merely trivial speech burdens but, indeed, represents the best means for resolving ... More


London's Place in the World of Finance

Gordon L. Clark

in European Pensions & Global Finance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253647
eISBN:
9780191719752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253647.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

London dominates cross-border transactions and is the favoured international location of many global banks and market intermediaries. However, this dominance has prompted recurrent geographical and ... More


Market Segmentation and Targeting

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter examines market segmentation, one the basic ideas on which much of modern marketing is built. For most organizations, market segmentation is a primary way to search for and exploit ... More


A Theory of Interactive Learning

Bart Nooteboom

in Learning and Innovation in Organizations and Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241002
eISBN:
9780191696886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241002.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter further develops and clarifies the notions of absorptive capacity and cognitive distance discussed in Chapter 3. It considers issues of governance: how to deal with relational risk in ... More


Theoretical Underpinnings of Success

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The relevance of some trade theories to the observed export performances of the NICs are analyzed and tested in this chapter. A penetrating examination of underlying product characteristics is used ... More


The Industrial Organization Approach to Banking

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, and Steven Ongena

in Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340471
eISBN:
9780199852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340471.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter outlines the industrial organization approach to banking. While the empirical industrial organization literature has introduced many concepts and methodologies that have been applied ... More


Why Religions Form

Witham Larry

in Marketplace of the Gods: How Economics Explains Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394757
eISBN:
9780199777372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394757.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two models of business organization, the club and the firm, can be used to explain the origins of religion. Theories of the club and firm are recent developments in economics. In religion, Buddhism ... More


Recurring Themes

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/9780195398717.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter overviews themes that recur throughout the book: price complexity, spurious product differentiation, market transactions as a form of speculative trade, the role of consumer protection ... More


Pricing and Positioning, 2

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.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Successful companies must strive for stable competitive environments that can be the result of factors such as product homogeneity, stability of cost/demand conditions and limited number of sellers. ... More


Sampling-Based Reasoning I: Price Competition and Product Differentiation

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/9780195398717.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter introduces a model of sampling-based reasoning and examined price competition, technology adoption and product differentiation when consumers behave according to this model. It is shown ... More


Advertising and Branding

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.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Advertising and branding are recognized as important tools of competitive strategy. The main value of advertising rests on its demonstration of the suppliers’ continued commitment to the market. ... More


Basic Strategic Framework

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter provides a basic strategic framework for those who are considering IT as an option and as a competitive tool. The chapter presents three levels of IT strategy that are differentiated by ... More


The Quality of Education

in Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter considers the issue of quality in higher education in the U.S. It explains that the quality of public higher education is difficult to define accurately and suggests that a public ... More


The Analysis of Competition in Banking: Theory and Empirics

Xavier Vives

in Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171791
eISBN:
9781400880904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171791.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter presents the core analysis of competition in the banking sector based on the industrial organization (IO) approach. It examines both theoretical and empirical aspects as well as at the ... More


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