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Do consumers switch to the best supplier?

Chris M. Wilson and Catherine Waddams Price.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Industrial Organization. 8677 words.

This paper demonstrates that the ability of consumers to choose the best alternative supplier is limited even in a relatively simple and transparent market. Across two independent datasets...

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Does Belief Heterogeneity Explain Asset Prices: The Case of the Longshot Bias

Amit Gandhi and Ricardo Serrano-Padial.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Industrial Organization; Economics; Econometric Modelling; Market Structure and Pricing. 15198 words.

This article studies belief heterogeneity in a benchmark competitive asset market: a market for Arrow–Debreu securities. We show that differences in agents' beliefs lead to a systematic...

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Does Europe need neoliberal reforms?

M Panić.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Microeconomics; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Labour and Demographic Economics; History of Economic Thought; Capitalist Systems; Industrial Organization. 12534 words.

This paper examines the neoliberal claim that the only way to achieve sustainable growth and full employment is to abandon Keynesian macroeconomic management and the welfare state and bring...

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EMPIRICAL APPROACHES FOR IDENTIFYING MAVERICK FIRMS: AN APPLICATION TO MORTGAGE PROVIDERS IN AUSTRALIA

Robert Breunig and Flavio Menezes.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Industrial Organization; Banking. 9186 words.

This paper develops an empirical strategy to identify maverick-like behavior. This strategy includes measuring two behavioral dimensions: (i) the extent to which particular suppliers...

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Identification and Estimation of Auction Models with Unobserved Heterogeneity

Elena Krasnokutskaya.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Industrial Organization; Marketing; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13717 words.

In many procurement auctions, the bidders' unobserved costs depend both on a common shock and on idiosyncratic private information. Assuming a multiplicative structure, I derive sufficient...

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Limited liability, shareholder rights and the problem of corporate irresponsibility

Paddy Ireland.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2010; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic History; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Industrial Organization; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10632 words.

There has long been a tendency to see the corporate legal form as presently constituted as economically determined, as the more or less inevitable product of the demands of advanced...

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PAUL M<span class="smallCaps">ac</span>AVOY AND THE MARKETPLACE OF IDEAS

J. Gregory Sidak.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Industrial Organization; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Industry Studies. 6376 words.

Paul MacAvoy's work focused on economic analysis of regulation, antitrust, and other forms of government intervention that constrain the management and strategies of the American...

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Placing the run on northern rock

J. N. Marshall, A. Pike, J. S. Pollard, J. Tomaney, S. Dawley and J. Gray.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Industrial Organization; Economic Development. 12069 words.

The collapse of Northern Rock in 2007 was the first major run on a UK retail bank since 1866. The Northern Rock case is exemplary on two fronts. First, described at the time of its collapse...

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Pricing Network Effects

Itay P. Fainmesser and Andrea Galeotti.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure and Pricing; Welfare Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Industrial Organization; Economics. 14830 words.

The increase in the information that firms can collect or purchase about network effects across consumers motivates two important questions: how does a firm's pricing strategy react to...

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A Reexamination of Tunneling and Business Groups: New Data and New Methods

Jordan Siegel and Prithwiraj Choudhury.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Economics; Business and Management; Industrial Organization; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 13542 words.

One of the most rigorous methodologies in the corporate governance literature uses firms' reactions to industry shocks to characterize the quality of governance. This methodology can...

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