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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...

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...

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...

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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Balancing specialized and generic capabilities in the provision of integrated solutions

Federica Ceci and Andrea Masini.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 13200 words.

Integrated bundles of products and services are gaining importance in various sectors and are reshaping the competitive landscape of many industries. They also pose new challenges to...

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BEHAVIORAL ANTITRUST: NOT READY FOR THE MAIN STAGE

Roger Van den Bergh.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12477 words.

Antitrust law is firmly grounded in rational choice theory. The behavioral antitrust literature introduces irrationality into the analysis of the reasons and effects of firms' behavior....

Boundaries and professions: Toward a processual theory of action

Sida Liu.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8602 words.

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This article outlines a processual theory of action for the sociology of professions. It argues that existing theories of the professions focus...

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Boundary spanning and knowledge exploration in a professional services firm

Marie Louise Mors, Michelle Rogan and Susan E Lynch.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 14318 words.

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Exploration for new knowledge is critical to the performance of professional service firms. The networks of partners in professional service firms are...

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The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

Geoffrey Tate and Liu Yang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mergers and Acquisitions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 21502 words.

We document differences in human-capital deployment between diversified and focused firms. We find that diversified firms have higher labor productivity and that they redeploy labor to...

BRULOTTE'S WEB

Herbert Hovenkamp.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10441 words.

In 2015 the Supreme Court held in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment that stare decisis required adherence to the half-century-old, much criticized rule in Brulotte v. Thys. Justice Douglas's B...

Bundling and Licensing of Genes in Agricultural Biotechnology

Guanming Shi.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Mergers and Acquisitions; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6933 words.

We examine the strategic incentive for gene holders to vertically integrate with seed companies and chemical input companies. With homogeneous conventional seeds, we find that a pure...

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The business of location: site selection consultants and the mobilisation of knowledge in the location decision

Nicholas A Phelps and Andrew M Wood.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11625 words.

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Consideration of the work of site selection consultants provides a window onto the frictions inherent in the location decision. In this paper, we draw...

Capital constraints and the performance of entrepreneurial firms in Vietnam

Hien Thu Tran and Enrico Santarelli.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Investment Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13747 words.

Entrepreneurship has been among the key driving forces of the emergence of a dynamic private sector during the recent decades in Vietnam. This article addresses for Vietnam the questions...

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Case Studies of Direct Marketing Value-Added Pork Products in a Commodity Market

Brian L. Buhr.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics. 5781 words.

Differentiation and branding of fresh pork products have created interest in the potential for swine producers to invest further up the pork supply chain to capture a greater share of the...

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