Restriction of shop opening hours is current, but controversial, practice in Britain and most other European countries.
Some recent literature on "vertical product differentiation" has developed the idea that if the nature of technology and tastes in some industry take a certain form, then the industry must necessarily
Economic consequences of takeovers are investigated by analyzing profitability of enterprises acquired as a direct or indirect ("white knight") result of tender offers.
The costs of operating a cartel are determined by the effort spent on policing member firms and errors in detection of cheaters. An output review is modeled that may be used with trigger pricing.
What factors determine the size of new industrial plants?
The R & D diversification in manufacturing of large US firms is found to be purposive, exploiting complementarities of various research activities and forming groups of related industry categories
Widespread diversification of firms compels viewing them as a portfolio of activities rather than as entities competing independently in separate markets.
Comparing the Nash and Stackelberg equilibria in a differentiated products model under price and for quantity strategy spaces, it is shown that, whatever the role (leader, follower, Nash competitor),
This paper derives a general solution for optimal price-quality scheduling under imperfect information.
If consumers have a positive probability to purchase from each firm, then centrally agglomerated and/or symmetric dispersed location equilibria may exist in the 3-firm Hotelling problem.
The OECD surveys on R & D are considerably biased towards underestimating R & D in small firms.