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Harvard Economic Studies 150

Competition in an Open Economy

A Model Applied to Canada

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$55.50 • £44.95 • €50.00

ISBN 9780674154254

Publication Date: 06/09/1980


444 pages

54 tables, 1 figure

Harvard Economic Studies


  • Part One: Research Design and Methods
    • 1. Industrial Organization in a Small, Open Economy
    • 2. Research Design and Statistical Methodology
  • Part Two: A Model of Canadian Industries
    • 3. Seller Concentration and Its Components
    • 4. International Trade, Multinational Companies, and Market Structure
    • 5. Comparative Structure of Retailing
    • 6. Advertising Expenditures
    • 7. Research and Development Spending
    • 8. Diversification
    • 9. Profits, Wages, and Market Power
    • 10. Technical Efficiency
  • Part Three: Large Companies in their Market Context
    • 11. Corporate Size and Its Bases
    • 12. Corporate Strategy, Market Structure, and Performance
    • 13. Corporate Finance and Market Structure
  • Part Four: Conclusions for Policy
    • 14. Industrial Policy in a Small, Open Economy
  • Appendixes
    • A. Data Base: Definitions and Sources
    • B. Advertising: Canadian and Comparative U.S. Data
  • References
  • Index

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