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Harvard Economic Studies 114

Theory of Markets

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674880801

Publication Date: 01/01/1960


120 pages

27 illustrations

Harvard Economic Studies


  • I. Introduction
    • 1. The Present Approach
  • II. Basic Concepts
    • 2. General Definitions
    • 3. Monopoly
    • 4. Perfect Competition
    • 5. Imperfect Competition
    • 6. Elasticity Classification of Perfect Competition, Imperfect Competition, and Perfect Monopoly
  • III. Various Solutions for the Market with Imperfect Competition
    • 7. Nature of the Treatment Given to the Various Solutions in this Chapter, and the Case of Cournot
    • 8. Professor Smithies’ Case
    • 9. Professor Chamberlin’s Theory
    • 10. Steckelberg’s Theory
    • 11. Professor Fellner’s Approach
    • 12. Joan Robinson’s Theory
  • IV. Rational Pricing in a Market with Two Sellers
    • 13. The Simple Market with Two Sellers
    • 14. The “Full Market” with Two Sellers
  • V. The Theory Extended to More Than Two Sellers
    • 15. The Case of Four Sellers
  • VI. Conclusions
    • 16. Cournot’s and Stackelberg’s Cases Reconsidered
    • 17. Chamberlin’s and Fellner’s Cases Reconsidered
    • 18. Application of the Feedback Principle to Oligopoly Problems
  • Appendixes
    • A: The Motions and Stability of Prices in a Market with Perfect Monopoly
    • B: Maxima and Minima
    • C: The Relationship between the Slopes of the Constant Price Curves and the Partial Derivatives
    • D: Mathematical Treatment for the Fifth Case in 13.7
    • E: Mathematical Treatment for the Sixth Case in 13.8
    • F: Constant Profit Curves
  • A Selected Bibliography

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