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Buyer Collusion and Efficiency of Government Intervention in Wheat Markets in Northern India: An Asymmetric Structural Auctions Analysis

A. Banerji and J.V. Meenakshi.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure and Pricing. 12025 words.

This article uses auction theory to analyze wholesale markets for wheat in Northern India. This approach enables us to characterize the market in terms of buyer asymmetries, to detect the...

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Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.


Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

The fat years: the structure and profitability of the US banking sector in the pre-crisis period

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Economic Development; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10012 words.

Bank profitability in the USA was extremely high in the pre-crisis period, yet this did not prevent the current crisis. It has become clear that these profits were on shaky grounds and also...

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A theory of efficiency wage with multiple unemployment equilibria: how a higher minimum wage law can curb unemployment

Kaushik Basu and Amanda J. Felkey.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure and Pricing; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 8174 words.

This paper uses efficiency wage theory and the existence of community-based sharing to hypothesize that labor markets in developing countries have multiple equilibria—the same economy can...

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