This brief essay introduces a special issue of The Journal of Industrial Economics devoted to the recent burst of empirical work in industrial organization.
This paper is a panel data study on the behavior of prices and margins of oligopolies involved in repeated games.
The predictions of collusion- and efficiency-based static equilibrium explanations of inter-industry profitability differences are formally developed and tested, using appropriate econometric techniqu
This paper considers the extent to which the short run dynamic behaviour and long run equilibrium levels of profitability differ amongst firms within the same industry.
This paper develops a very general test for "monopoly".
Movements in total quantity and in quality-adjusted price suggest a supply-side shock in the American automobile market in 1955.
In this paper the revealed preference approach is used to construct a nonparametric test of the monopoly model and some simple generalizations of it, and the test is applied to data for the cigarette
Rivalry in the Vancouver retail gasoline market is modeled as a repeated game.
This paper examines federal auctions for leases on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the light of the predictions of the first-price, sealed bid, common values model of auctions.
Using data from the Federal Trade Commission's Line of Business Program and survey measures of technological opportunity and appropriability conditions, this paper finds that overall firm size has a v
The study uses a sample of all firms operating in 100 manufacturing industries to examine some aspects of firm dynamics.
Using panel data on the publicly traded firms in the US manufacturing sector in the recent past, I find that most of the change in employment at the firm level in any given year is permanent, that yea
This paper examines excess capacity barriers to entry and investment dynamics in a sample of thirty-eight chemical product industries.