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Selling to Reluctant Drinkers: The British Market and the International Wine Trade

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter shows that wine was traditionally a luxury because of the high and discriminatory import duties, which benefited Portuguese and Spanish producers at the expense of the French. With the ... More


Capabilities

John Sutton

in Competing in Capabilities: The Globalization Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199274536
eISBN:
9780191746123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274536.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the implications of the following assumption: ‘bad products cannot drive out good’, i.e., a high-quality product will hold onto some minimal market share no matter how many ... More


Champagne

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks briefly at the early history of champagne and the dramatic increase in production in the late nineteenth century. Champagne producers were the most successful of all producers in ... More


Imperfect Information

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:
10.1093/0198233418.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Concentrates on the consequences on the market solution of abandoning the perfect information assumption. Though this constitutes a broad topic not yet completely elucidated by theory, we limit ... More


Argentina: New World Producers and Old World Consumers

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter takes a look at the Argentinian wine industry. It first examines the growth of the industry after 1885 and its organization at the turn of the century. The chapter then examines the ... More


Loyalty Programs: Frequent Flyers, Frequent Buyers

Lois K. Geller

in Response: The Complete Guide to Profitable Direct Marketing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158694
eISBN:
9780199849420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158694.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Keeping customers loyal to a business by offering incentives in return and the value that these programs bring to the business is discussed in this chapter. High quality products, extraordinary ... More


Innovation Accounting

Carol A. Corrado and Charles R. Hulten

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper looks at GDP as a market concept and, within the framework of the sources and uses of a nation’s productive capacity as presented in the accounts, asks whether GDP as currently measured ... More


Power and Unpredictability: Key Challenges Facing Producers

Mukti Khaire

in Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804792219
eISBN:
9781503603080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792219.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Because they operate at the cusp of culture and commerce, which are two very different worlds, producers face significant operational challenges that increase the uncertainty they face and decrease ... More


Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Ernst R. Berndt and Charles R. Hulten (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The celebrated economist Zvi Griliches's entire career can be viewed as an attempt to advance the cause of accuracy in economic measurement. His interest in the causes and consequences of technical ... More


Introduction What are the Issues?

W. Erwin Diewert, John Greenlees, and Charles Hulten (eds)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The role of the methodological foundation for a Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been examined and advocated in two previous reviews of the CPI: the 1961 Stigler Report2 and the 1996 Boskin Report. The ... More


Seeking a Premier-League Economy: The Role of Privatization

Richard Green and Jonathan Haskel (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In 1979, when Margaret Thatcher came to power, publicly owned companies produced roughly 12 percent of GDP in the United Kingdom. By the time of the election of the Labour government in 1997, this ... More


Information as a condition of justice in financial markets: The regulation of credit-rating agencies

Boudewijn de Bruin

in Just Financial Markets?: Finance in a Just Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755661
eISBN:
9780191816789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755661.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter argues for deregulation of the credit-rating market. Credit-rating agencies are supposed to contribute to the informational needs of investors trading bonds. They provide ratings of debt ... More


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