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The Corporate Economy

Growth, Competition, and Innovative Potential

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$46.00 • £36.95 • €41.50

ISBN 9780674172524

Publication Date: 01/01/1971


454 pages

50 tables

Harvard Studies in Technology and Society

United States and its dependencies only

  • List of Tables
  • Prefatory Note
  • Preface for Social Scientists
  • 1. An Introduction to Theories of Corporate Growth [Robin Marris]
  • 2. Economic Analysis of the Corporate Economy [Adrian Wood]
  • 3. The Firm in General Equilibrium Theory [Kenneth J. Arrow]
  • 4. Comment on Arrow [G. C. Archibald]
  • 5. On the Behavioral Theory of the Firm [William J. Baumol and Maco Stewart]
  • 6. Exogenous and Endogenous Factors in the Growth of Firms [Enrico Filippi and Giovanni Zanetti]
  • 7. Optimum or Maximum Corporate Growth under Uncertainty [John Lintner]
  • 8. Modern Monopolies in Economic Development [Siro Lombardini]
  • 9. The Modern Corporation and Economic Theory [Robin Marris]
  • 10. Some Implications of Alternative Criteria for the Firm [Robert M. Solow]
  • 11. Managerial Discretion, Organization Form, and the Multi-division Hypothese [Oliver E. Williamson]
  • Appendices
    • A. Growth, Profitability and Size: The Empirical Evidence [John L. Eatwell]
    • B. Some New Results on Growth and Profitability [Robin Marris]
    • C. Diversification, Merger and Research Expenditures: A Review of Empirical Studies [Adrian Wood]
  • List of Contributors

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