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Access pricing with regulated downstream competition and upstream externalities

Kristin Linnerud and Steinar Vagstad.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7723 words.

We examine the optimal funding of farmers who have organised their activity in a cooperative that controls the supply of an input factor and meets competition in the market for its...

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Accessing remote knowledge—the roles of trade fairs, pipelines, crowdsourcing and listening posts

Peter Maskell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8737 words.

Work on clusters during the last few decades convincingly demonstrates enhanced opportunities for local growth and entrepreneurship, but external upstream knowledge linkages are often...

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Agents of casualization? The temporary staffing industry and labour market restructuring in Australia

Neil M. Coe, Jennifer Johns and Kevin Ward.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2009; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 14249 words.

This article presents a study of the Australian temporary staffing industry. It explores how temporary staffing markets are manufactured through the interactions between industrial...

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Agglomeration, product heterogeneity and firm entry

Matthew L. Freedman and Renáta Kosová.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 12033 words.

This article investigates the interaction between product heterogeneity and geographic agglomeration. Using data for nearly the entire population of U.S. hotels, we examine patterns of...

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Agricultural Profits and Farm Household Wealth

Steven C. Blank, Kenneth W. Erickson, Charles B. Moss and Richard Nehring.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics. 4754 words.

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Almost identical experience biases in vicarious learning

Hitoshi Mitsuhashi.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 12881 words.

While previous research on vicarious learning assumes that managers pay adequate attention to any event in an environment, boundedly rational managers can only pay selective attention to...

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THE ANTITRUST ASSESSMENT OF LOYALTY DISCOUNTS AND REBATES

Gianluca Faella.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 17621 words.

Loyalty discounts lie at the heart of the debate on single-firm conduct, probably the most controversial issue in contemporary antitrust practice. Under particular conditions, loyalty...

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Appropriate business strategy for leaders and laggards

Alex Coad.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11067 words.

We develop a series of hypotheses that predict that the appropriateness of different business strategies is conditional on the firm's relative performance, or distance to the “industry...

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The architecture of transaction networks: a comparative analysis of hierarchy in two sectors

Jianxi Luo, Carliss Y. Baldwin, Daniel E. Whitney and Christopher L. Magee.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10248 words.

Many products are manufactured in networks of firms linked by transactions, but comparatively little is known about how or why such transaction networks differ. This article investigates...

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Back-office intricacy: the description of financial objects in an investment bank

Fabian Muniesa, Dominique Chabert, Marceline Ducrocq-Grondin and Susan V. Scott.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information and Communication Technologies. 10547 words.

The complexity of contemporary finance translates into what we call the problem of “description”: the problem of constructing robust, flexible, portable, and mutually compatible depictions...

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