Competition Policy : Theory And Practice
Editors: Massimo Motta.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Subjects: COMPETITION ; COMPETITION , INTERNATIONAL.
This is the first book to provide a systematic treatment of the economics of antitrust (or competition policy) in a global context. It draws on the literature of industrial organisation and on original analyses to deal with such important issues as cartels, joint-ventures, mergers, vertical contracts, predatory pricing, exclusionary practices, and price discrimination, and to formulate policy implications on these issues. The interaction between theory and practice is one of the main features of the book, which contains frequent references to competition policy cases and a few fully developed case studies…More…
Economic Origins Of Dictatorship And Democracy
Authors: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Subjects: DEMOCRACY — ECONOMIC ASPECTS ; DEMOCRATIZATION.
This volume develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. It revolutionizes scholarship on the factors underlying government and popular movements toward democracy or dictatorship. Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson argue that different social groups prefer different political institutions because of the way they allocate political power and resources. Their book, the subject of a four-day seminar at Harvard’s Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, was also the basis for the Walras-Bowley lecture at the joint meetings of the European Economic Association and Econometric Society in 2003 and is the winner of the John Bates Clark Medal. Daron Acemoglu is Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology…More…
Energy Investments : An Adaptive Approach To Profiting From Uncertainties
Author: Ricardo G. Barcelona.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Subjects: ENERGY INDUSTRIES — ECONOMIC ASPECTS ; INVESTMENTS.
This book examines what lies behind the uncertainties surrounding the fuel and power markets. Exploring the role of renewables and how they potentially disrupt or create opportunities, it challenges widely accepted wisdoms in investment. The author asks questions such as: Are “business as usual” strategies that favour fossil fuels the best route to future prosperity? What prospects do firms face when their competitors diversify into renewables? Why do generous subsidies to renewables often fail to achieve wide-scale deployment? Illustrating how real options and option games reasoning yield vastly different insights from those gained from NPVs, Energy Investments offers case studies and simulations to demonstrate how firms can benefit from the methods it showcases…More…
Author: Dominick Salvatore.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Subjects: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS.
Salvatore’s International Economics provides information about fundamental institutions and relationships that affect quality of life, and provides a framework for thinking through and understanding the process of decision making. Furthermore, the text is designed as a primary text for an introduction to basic economics or principles of economics and offers a balanced presentation of macroeconomics and microeconomics.
The Economics Of EC Competition Law : Concepts, Application And Measurement
Authors: Simon Bishop and Mike Walker.
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Subjects: COMPETITION, UNFAIR — EUROPEAN COUNTRIES ; RESTRAINT OF TRADE.
This acclaimed work provides an overview of economic theory and analysis as it applies to European competition law, an area of steadily increasing importance as regulatory authorities have moved to adopt more economics-based concepts when deciding what constitutes non-competitive behaviour. It helps the practitioner address questions such as: what is meant by competition? What economic benefits is competition supposed to produce? What is meant by “effective” competition and how can it be measured?…More…
The New World Of Economics : A Remake Of A Classic For New Generations Of Economics Students
Authors: Richard B. McKenzie, Gordon Tullock.
Subjects: ECONOMICS ; ECONOMICS — METHODOLOGY.
This new edition of The New World will expose new generations of economics students to how McKenzie and Tullock have applied in a lucid manner a relatively small number of economic concepts and principles to a cluster of topics that have been in the book from its first release and to a larger number of topics that are new to this edition, with the focus of the new topics on showing students how economic thinking can be applied to business decision making. This edition continues the book’s tradition of taking contrarian stances on important economic issues. Economics professors have long reported that The New World is a rare book in that students will read it without being required to do so…More…
The Return Of Depression Economics And The Crisis Of 2008
Author: Paul Krugman R.
Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company
Subjects: RECESSIONS — HISTORY– 21st CENTURY
In this major bestseller, Paul Krugman warns that, like diseases that have become resistant to antibiotics, the economic maladies that caused the Great Depression have made a comeback. He lays bare the 2008 financial crisis―the greatest since the 1930s―tracing it to the failure of regulation to keep pace with an out-of-control financial system. He also tells us how to contain the crisis and turn around a world economy sliding into a deep recession. Brilliantly crafted in Krugman’s trademark style―lucid, lively, and supremely informed―this new edition of The Return of Depression Economics has become an instant classic. A hard-hitting new foreword takes the paperback edition right up to the present moment…More…
The World Trade Organization : Law, Practice, And Policy
Authors: Mitsuo Matsushita [and four others]
Subjects: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION;GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE
The WTO is one of the most important intergovernmental organizations in the world, yet the way in which it functions as an organization and the scope of its authority and power are still poorly understood. This comprehensively revised new edition of the acclaimed work by an outstanding team of WTO law specialists provides a complete overview of the law and practice of the WTO.The authors begin with the institutional law of the WTO (such as the sources of law and remedies of the dispute settlement system), then tackle the principal substantive obligations of the WTO regime (including tariffs, quotas, and MFN)…More…