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Accommodation or deterrence in the face of commercial piracy: the impact of intellectual property rights protection

Yuanzhu Lu and Sougata Poddar.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 7333 words.

In this paper, we study when the original product developer makes costly investment to deter a commercial pirate in a given regime of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection. We find...

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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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Alternative Demand for University Outreach Services from Georgia's Golf Industry

Cesar L. Escalante, Wojciech J. Florkowski, Gil W. Landry and Pierre I. Boumtje.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Agricultural Economics. 5855 words.

Recent technological advancements have influenced farmers' growing demand for private information suppliers, a service traditionally monopolized by public outreach programs of land grant...

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An Analysis of Consumer Food Shopping Behavior Using Supermarket Scanner Data: Differences by Income and Location

Eugene Jones.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Services; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Analyzing the Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Local Food Store Sales

Georgeanne M. Artz and Kenneth E. Stone.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Household Analysis. 3855 words.

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THE ANTITRUST IMPLICATIONS OF “PAPERLESS TICKETING” ON SECONDARY MARKETS

Daniel A. Rascher and Andrew D. Schwarz.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services; Market Structure and Pricing. 20775 words.

“Paperless Ticketing” refers to a transaction where the purchaser uses her credit card to get into an event instead of having a ticket, pdf, or mobile phone scanable file. As implemented by...

ARE RESTRICTIONS OF COMPETITION BY SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL IN NATURE?

Oliver Budzinski and Stefan Szymanski.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services. 9805 words.

In this article, we discuss, from an economic perspective, two alternative views of restrictions of competition by sports associations. The horizontal approach views such restrictions as an...

Are Small Businesses Worthy of Financial Aid? Evidence from a French Targeted Credit Program

Laurent Bach.

in Review of Finance

July 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Banking; Services. 16619 words.

We ask whether public financial aid reduces small businesses’ credit constraints. To answer the question, we analyze a policy of bank loans made from subsidized funds. Extensions of this...

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ASSESSING UNILATERAL MERGER EFFECTS IN A TWO-SIDED MARKET: AN APPLICATION TO THE DUTCH DAILY NEWSPAPER MARKET

Lapo Filistrucchi, Tobias J. Klein and Thomas O. Michielsen.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13239 words.

We compare different methods to assess unilateral merger effects in a two-sided market by applying them to a hypothetical merger in the Dutch newspaper industry. We first specify and...

Auctions with and without the Right of First Refusal and National Park Service Concession Contracts

Hayley H. Chouinard.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Services; Market Structure and Pricing. 3356 words.

The National Park Service has struggled to improve the quality of service provided by concessioners for decades. To address these concerns, the Park Service eliminated the right of first...

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Barriers to ‘US style’ lean retailing: the case of Wal-Mart's failure in Germany

Susan Christopherson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Other Economic Systems; International Factor Movements and International Business; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Services. 9273 words.

Wal-Mart's exit from the German market in 2006 after 10 years of attempting to achieve sustainable competitive advantage contributes an interesting case to the small but expanding...

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Brand-Supermarket Demand for Breakfast Cereals and Retail Competition

Benaissa Chidmi and Rigoberto A. Lopez.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marketing; Services. 6134 words.

The Berry, Levinsohn, and Pakes (1995) market equilibrium model is extended to the supermarket chain level to examine consumer choices and retail competition for thirty-seven brands of...

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Calorie and Gram Differences between Meals at Fast Food and Table Service Restaurants

James K. Binkley.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Services. 5743 words.

Concerns about the calorie content of restaurant food have focused on fast food. However, there is no specific evidence that fast food is worse than other food eaten away from home (FAFH)....

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Can working and employment conditions in the personal services sector be improved?

Franck Bailly, François-Xavier Devetter and François Horn.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics; Services. 12130 words.

Personal services have attracted considerable attention from policy makers in France, with a view to achieving two objectives: creating jobs and reintegrating those individuals furthest...

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Capabilities and industrial policy: lessons from the New Zealand movie industry

Greg Clydesdale.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Services. 11512 words.

This article examines the New Zealand government’s creation of an internationally successful industry. The activities of the New Zealand Film Commission are examined with regard to the...

Capital Accumulation and Economic Growth: The Case of the Retail Food Industry in Developing Countries

Terry Roe and Xinshen Diao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Services; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 3008 words.

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Charity as a Substitute for Reputation: Evidence from an Online Marketplace

Daniel W. Elfenbein, Ray Fisman and Brian Mcmanus.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Marketing; Services; Corporate Social Responsibility; Market Structure and Pricing. 13423 words.

Consumers respond positively to products tied to charity, particularly from sellers that are relatively new and hence have limited alternative means of assuring quality. We establish this...

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Co-agglomeration of knowledge-intensive business services and multinational enterprises

Wouter Jacobs, Hans R. A. Koster and Frank van Oort.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2014; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 14428 words.

It has been argued that the relationship between knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) and multinational enterprises (MNEs) within the regional economy is advantageous for urban and...

Competition and Product Quality in the Supermarket Industry

David A. Matsa.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Corporate Governance; Market Structure and Pricing. 16298 words.

This article analyzes the effect of competition on a supermarket firm's incentive to provide product quality. In the supermarket industry, product availability is an important measure of...