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The Transformation of Corporate Control

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674903593

Publication Date: 01/01/1993


408 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

51 tables


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Direct Control, the State, and the Large Firm
  • 3. The Manufacturing Conception of Control
  • 4. The Sales and Marketing Conception of Control
  • 5. The Emergence of the Celler-Kefauver Act, 1938–1950
  • 6. The Impact of the Celler-Kefauver Act, 1948–1980
  • 7. The Finance Conception of Control
  • 8. Diversification in Large Firms
  • 9. The Social Construction of Efficiency
  • Appendix A. Industrial Location of Cartels and Mergers
  • Appendix B. Survival of Merged Firms, 1895–1919
  • Appendix C. The Data Set
  • Appendix D. Models for the 100 Largest Firms, 1919–1979
  • Appendix E. Antitrust Enforcement and Mergers, 1950–1980
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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