We follow firms created in Portuguese manufacturing in 1983 and study the determinants of their lifetime.
Many oligopolies exhibit continuing technological change and lumpy costs of adopting new technologies.
Recent cross-section studies find that advertising is relatively long-lived, providing support for treating advertising as "capital." This paper models the firm's advertising decision, treating advert
The rapid rise in import competition in recent years provides an unusual test for examining the market structure-performance relationship with panel data.
A famous result in the literature on horizontal product differentiation is due to d'Aspremont, Gabszewicz and Thisse .
Factors motivating the decision to file an antidumping petition are analyzed with data from 1976-1988 for the US chemical industry.
Firms can form partial ownership arrangements by purchasing claims to competitor's profits in order to commit to less aggressive competition.
This paper studies information sharing through sales reports in Cournot and Bertrand duopolies with common demand uncertainty.
There are frequently regulatory and antitrust pressures for firms to cease price discrimination and practice uniform pricing.