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The Resource An introduction to industrial economics, by P.J. Devine [and three others]

An introduction to industrial economics, by P.J. Devine [and three others]

Label
An introduction to industrial economics
Title
An introduction to industrial economics
Statement of responsibility
by P.J. Devine [and three others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Devine, P. J
Dewey number
338
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Devine, P. J,
Series statement
Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics
Series volume
Volume 14
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Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Label
An introduction to industrial economics, by P.J. Devine [and three others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover Page -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Preface to the Fourth Edition -- Contents -- 1 Scope and Method of Industrial Economics -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Antecedents of industrial economics -- 1.3 Objectives in industrial economics -- 1.4 Firms, industries and markets -- 1.5 Methodology: the search for a synthesis -- Appendix: Data collection and interpretation -- Notes and references -- 2 Industrial and Market Structure -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Industry: definitional problems -- 2.3 Industrial structure in Britain -- 2.4 Patterns of industrial structure -- 2.5 Goods v. services -- 2.6 Industrial interdependence -- 2.7 Markets and market structure -- 2.8 Structure-performance models -- 2.9 Definition and measurement of market structures -- 2.10 Determinants of market structure -- 2.11 Relationships between market structure and performance -- Notes and references -- 3 The Firm -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The firm I: the theory of the firm -- 3.3 The firm II: some institutional characteristics -- 3.4 Ownership, control and objectives -- 3.5 Behaviourism -- 3.6 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 4 Corporate Growth -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The theory of the growth of the firm: basic concepts -- 4.3 A simple model and some developments -- 4.4 Some empirical findings -- 4.5 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 5 Diversification, Merger and Innovation -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Diversification -- 5.3 Merger -- 5.4 Innovation -- Notes and references -- 6 Pricing and Advertising -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 An overview of price theory -- 6.3 Pricing in practice -- 6.4 Non-price competition -- 6.5 Advertising -- 6.6 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 7 The Investment Decision -- 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Methods of investment appraisal -- 7.3 The investment decision in practice -- 7.4 An assessment of investment appraisal techniques -- 7.5 Risk, uncertainty and decision making -- 7.6 Sources of finance -- 7.7 Company size and investment -- 7.8 Aggregate investment in the United Kingdom -- Notes and references -- 8 Performance Measurement -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Profit measures -- 8.3 Productivity measures and growth accounting -- 8.4 Perfect competition and workable competition -- 8.5 Productive efficiency and X-efficiency -- 8.6 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 9 State Intervention in the Private Sector -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 The legal and institutional framework -- 9.3 Competition policy -- 9.4 Industrial policy -- 9.5 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 10 Government Relations with the Public Industrial Sector -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Objectives of the nationalised industries -- 10.3 Financial performance of the nationalised industries -- 10.4 Criteria for pricing and investment policies for the nationalised industries -- 10.5 Pricing performance -- 10.6 Investment performance -- 10.7 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 11 Government Policy and the Location of Industry -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Industrial location in Britain: An overview -- 11.3 Development of location theory -- 11.4 Evaluation of the profit-maximising model -- 11.5 Industrial location and regional and urban problems -- 11.6 Development of government policy (1928-79) -- 11.7 Impact of central government policy -- 11.8 Policy instruments: Comparative evaluation -- Notes and references -- 12 Government Policy since1979 -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Competition and industrial policy -- 12.3 Policy towards the public enterprise sector -- 12.4 Policy towards the location of industry -- 12.5 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- Index
Control code
on1054111505
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (528 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351244619
Note
Taylor & Francis
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1054111505
Label
An introduction to industrial economics, by P.J. Devine [and three others]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover Page -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Preface to the Fourth Edition -- Contents -- 1 Scope and Method of Industrial Economics -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Antecedents of industrial economics -- 1.3 Objectives in industrial economics -- 1.4 Firms, industries and markets -- 1.5 Methodology: the search for a synthesis -- Appendix: Data collection and interpretation -- Notes and references -- 2 Industrial and Market Structure -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Industry: definitional problems -- 2.3 Industrial structure in Britain -- 2.4 Patterns of industrial structure -- 2.5 Goods v. services -- 2.6 Industrial interdependence -- 2.7 Markets and market structure -- 2.8 Structure-performance models -- 2.9 Definition and measurement of market structures -- 2.10 Determinants of market structure -- 2.11 Relationships between market structure and performance -- Notes and references -- 3 The Firm -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The firm I: the theory of the firm -- 3.3 The firm II: some institutional characteristics -- 3.4 Ownership, control and objectives -- 3.5 Behaviourism -- 3.6 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 4 Corporate Growth -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The theory of the growth of the firm: basic concepts -- 4.3 A simple model and some developments -- 4.4 Some empirical findings -- 4.5 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 5 Diversification, Merger and Innovation -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Diversification -- 5.3 Merger -- 5.4 Innovation -- Notes and references -- 6 Pricing and Advertising -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 An overview of price theory -- 6.3 Pricing in practice -- 6.4 Non-price competition -- 6.5 Advertising -- 6.6 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 7 The Investment Decision -- 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Methods of investment appraisal -- 7.3 The investment decision in practice -- 7.4 An assessment of investment appraisal techniques -- 7.5 Risk, uncertainty and decision making -- 7.6 Sources of finance -- 7.7 Company size and investment -- 7.8 Aggregate investment in the United Kingdom -- Notes and references -- 8 Performance Measurement -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Profit measures -- 8.3 Productivity measures and growth accounting -- 8.4 Perfect competition and workable competition -- 8.5 Productive efficiency and X-efficiency -- 8.6 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 9 State Intervention in the Private Sector -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 The legal and institutional framework -- 9.3 Competition policy -- 9.4 Industrial policy -- 9.5 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 10 Government Relations with the Public Industrial Sector -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Objectives of the nationalised industries -- 10.3 Financial performance of the nationalised industries -- 10.4 Criteria for pricing and investment policies for the nationalised industries -- 10.5 Pricing performance -- 10.6 Investment performance -- 10.7 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- 11 Government Policy and the Location of Industry -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Industrial location in Britain: An overview -- 11.3 Development of location theory -- 11.4 Evaluation of the profit-maximising model -- 11.5 Industrial location and regional and urban problems -- 11.6 Development of government policy (1928-79) -- 11.7 Impact of central government policy -- 11.8 Policy instruments: Comparative evaluation -- Notes and references -- 12 Government Policy since1979 -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Competition and industrial policy -- 12.3 Policy towards the public enterprise sector -- 12.4 Policy towards the location of industry -- 12.5 Conclusion -- Notes and references -- Index
Control code
on1054111505
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (528 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351244619
Note
Taylor & Francis
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1054111505

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