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Advanced Industrial Economics, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-631-21757-2
552 pages
October 2001, ©2001, Wiley-Blackwell
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This updated and substantially revised 2nd edition, like its predecessor, integrates a discussion of the latest theoretical developments with a comprehensive review of empirical work. With a more cohesive writing style, reduced size, additional invaluable information, and new problems to solve, Advanced Industrial Economics, Second Edition is a key text in industrial economics.
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Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Foundations of Oligopoly Theory I.

3. Foundations of Oligopoly Theory II.

4. Foundations of Oligopoloy Theory III.

5. Early Empirical Studies of Structure-Conduct-Performance Relationships.

6. Debates over Interpretation and Specification.

7. Empirical Studies of Market Performance.

8. Strategic Behavior: Investment in Entry Deterrence.

9. Advertising.

10. Collusion and Noncooperative Collusion.

11. Market Structure, Entry, and Exit.

12. Firm Structure, Mergers, and Joint Ventures.

13. Vertical Restraints.

14. Research and Development.

References.

Index of Names.

Index of Subjects.
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Stephen Martin is Professor of Industrial Organization at the Faculty of Economics and Econometrics, University of Amsterdam. Since August 1996 he has been co-managing editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization.
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  • Surveys the frontiers of empirical research in industrial economics

  • Includes new problem sets.

  • Features an accompanying website, including downloadable sample chapters, solutions manual, and additional material.

www.blackwellpublishing.com/martin

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"This is an outstanding textbook. It covers practically anything one would ever want to include in a lecture course in Advanced IO, and it does so with the perfect blending of rigorous theory and advanced empirical analysis." Gianni De Fraja, University of York, and CEPR

"Stephen Martin's book is a marvellous effort. No other text provides such a comprehensive and updated overview of the literature of modern industrial economics. I wholeheartedly recommend it for graduate courses in the subject or as a reference for any professional economist....

The feature that most distinguishes Advanced Industrial Economics from competitors is the extended treatment of the literature on empirical tests of market structure and performance.

This was long overdue, and Martin has to be commended for introducing new generations of students to empirical work int his field.

As a teaching tool, there is much to admire in the book as well: many of the issues are given a histroical perspective so that students can better appreciate the direction in which both the theory and the empirical work has progressed.

Martin also provides a wealth of material on the book's website, including an extended discussion of the theory of contestable markets as well as a solutions manual." Times Higher Education Supplement, October 2002

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Supplementary Material

Download the chapter on contestable markets at: http:www.mgmt.purdue.edu/faculty/smartin/aie2/aie2.htm

Download the Solutions Manual: http://www.mgmt.purdue.edu/faculty/smartin/aie2/aie2.htm

Typographical Errors: http://www.mgmt.purdue.edu/faculty/smartin/aie2/aie2typos.pdf

Download appendix: The Game-Theoretic Approach to Modeling Strategic Behaviour

For more information and material, visit Stephen Martin's website at http://www.mgmt.purdue.edu/faculty/smartin/aie2/aie2.htm

   
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