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Estimating Market Power and Strategies

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  • Date Published: June 2007
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521011143

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  • The book shows economists how to estimate the ability of firms to raise their prices above their costs and how to estimate firms' strategies. It is designed for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners. It can be used as a textbook or as a guide to conducting research. No close substitutes exist.

    • Perloff is one of the best-known textbook writers in economics, he is co-author of the market leading textbook Modern Industrial Organization and author of Microeconomics
    • Shows how Information Theoretic Econometric Methods procedures, a new field of econometric analysis, can be used for estimating market power and strategies
    • Has problems and answer key in text itself
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    "This book would be of interest to those readers wishing to advance their knowledge and understanding of how econometrics can be used to investigate questions of market power."
    Judith Corbyn, Statistics in Society

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521011143
    • length: 352 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 155 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.488kg
    • contains: 20 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Structure-conduct-performance
    3. Industry models of market power
    4. Differentiated-product structural models
    5. Strategic reasons for a dynamic estimation model
    6. Dynamic games involving economic fundamentals
    7. Estimation of dynamic games involving economic fundamentals
    8. Estimation of market power using a linear-quadratic model
    9. Estimating strategies: theory
    10. Estimating strategies: case studies
    Statistical appendix

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Empirical Application of Economic Theory
    • Information Economics and Institutions
    • Prices, Profits, and the Market Economy
    • Quantitative Analysis in Marketing
    • Regulation and Antitrust
  • Authors

    Jeffrey M. Perloff, University of California, Berkeley
    Jeffrey M. Perloff is a professor in and chair of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. His textbooks are Modern Industrial Organization (co-authored with Dennis Carlton) and Microeconomics. Professor Perloff has been an editor of Industrial Relations and an associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Productivity Analysis and edits the Journal of Industrial Organization Education. A fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association, his economic research covers industrial organization, marketing, labor, trade, and econometrics. He has consulted with a number of nonprofit organizations and government agencies including the Federal Trade Commission and the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and Agriculture.

    Larry S. Karp, University of California, Berkeley
    Larry S. Karp is a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. He also teaches at University of Southampton. Professor Karp has served on the editorial boards of Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and Review of International Economics. His research emphasis is environmental and resource economics, trade policy, and industrial organization, and he has consulted for federal and state agencies and private litigation on antitrust and environmental issues.

    Amos Golan, American University, Washington DC
    Amos Golan is a professor in the Department of Economics at American University. He co-wrote Maximim Entropy Econometrics: Robust Elimination with Limited Data (with George Judge and Douglas Miller). Professor Golan has been a guest editor of the Journal of Econometrics and Econometric Reviews, and he is an associate editor of Econometric Reviews and Entropy and serves on the editorial board of Foundations and Trends in Econometrics. He has consulted for nonprofit organizations and government agencies (including the Departments of Treasury and Agriculture, as well as the US Navy and US Air Force). Professor Golan's main research covers theoretical and applied econometrics and statistics with specialties in the new field of information-theoretic and entropy econometrics. His other research includes applied microeconomics/policy, linear and nonlinear dynamics and image reconstruction.

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