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Competition in the Rayon Industry

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ISBN 9780674422711

Publication Date: 01/01/1952

245 pages

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Jesse Markham carefully examines the behavior of prices and output in the rayon industry in the light of contemporary theory of oligopolistic markets and existing definitions. His book is at once the first economic study of the United States rayon industry and a case study in the control of a market by the few.

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