Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: Vol. 8: Managerial Economics, 2nd Edition

  • Volume 8
  • Robert E. McAuliffe
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  • ISBN-10: 1444338056
  • ISBN-13: 9781444338058
  • DDC: 658
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 270 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management is divided into 12 individual subject volumes and an index. All of the volumes provide clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts in each area. With entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics, to short definitions of key terms, each dictionary volume has been designed to give both the expert and the newcomer a multi-level guide and reference source to the subject.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
1: Accommodation.
2: Accounting Profit.
3: Adverse Selection.
4: Advertising.
5: Antitrust Policy (US).
6: Antitrust Remedies (US).
7: Arbitrage.
8: Arc Elasticity.
9: Asset Specificity.
10: Asymmetric Information.
11: Auctions.
12: Autocorrelation.
13: Average Total Cost.
14: Average Variable Costs.
15: Backward Integration.
16: Bankruptcy.
17: Barriers to Entry.
18: Basic Market Structures.
19: Beta Coefficient.
20: Brand Name.
21: Budget Constraint.
22: Bundling.
23: Business Entities.
24: Capital.
25: Capital Asset Pricing Model.
26: Capital Budgeting.
27: Capital Markets.
28: Capitalism.
29: Cartels.
30: Cash Flow.
31: Certainty Equivalent.
32: Ceteris Paribus.
33: Clayton Act.
34: Coase Theorem.
35: Cobb–Douglas Production Function.
36: Coefficient of Variation.
37: Collusion.
38: Commitment.
39: Competition.
40: Complements.
41: Concentration Indices.
42: Confidence Intervals.
43: Constant Cost Industry.
44: Constant Returns to Scale.
45: Consumer Price Index.
46: Consumer Surplus.
47: Contestable Markets.
48: Contracts.
49: Cost of Capital.
50: Cournot Competition.
51: Covariance.
52: Credence Goods.
53: Credible Strategies.
54: Cross-Advertising Elasticity.
55: Cross Elasticities.
56: Cross-Section Analysis.
57: Deadweight Loss.
58: Declining Industry.
59: Decreasing Cost Industry.
60: Demand Curves.
61: Demand Function.
62: Depreciation.
63: Diminishing Marginal Utility.
64: Diminishing Returns.
65: Diseconomies of Scale.
66: Dominant Firm.
67: Dorfman–Steiner Condition.
68: Dumping.
69: Durbin–Watson Statistic.
70: Economic Depreciation.
71: Economic Profit.
72: Economics of the Internet.
73: Economies of Scale.
74: Economies of Scope.
75: Efficiency.
76: Efficient Markets Hypothesis.
77: Elasticity.
78: Entry.
79: Equilibrium.
80: Error Terms in Regression.
81: Estimating Demand.
82: EU Competition Policy, 2004.
83: EU Merger Guidelines, 2004.
84: EU Merger Policy, 2004.
85: Excess Capacity.
86: Exit.
87: Expected Present Value.
88: Expected Value.
89: Experience Goods.
90: Externalities.
91: Factor Prices.
92: Factor Productivity.
93: Federal Trade Commission Act.
94: Firm Financial Structure.
95: First-Mover Advantages.
96: Fixed Costs.
97: Fragmented Industries.
98: Game Theory.
99: Geographic Market.
100: Gross Domestic Product.
101: Herfindahl-Hirschman Index.
102: Heteroskedasticity.
103: Hierarchy.
104: Horizontal Merger Guidelines.
105: Identification Problem.
106: Imperfect Information.
107: Income Effect.
108: Income Elasticity.
109: Incomplete Contracts.
110: Increasing Returns.
111: Indifference Curves.
112: Industry Life Cycle.
113: Inelastic Demand.
114: Inferior Goods.
115: Inflation.
116: Internal Organization of the Firm.
117: Internal Rate of Return.
118: Isoquant-Isocost Curves.
119: Junk Bonds.
120: Kinked Demand Curves.
121: Law of Demand.
122: Law of Variable Proportions.
123: Learning Curve.
124: Lemons Market.
125: Lerner Index.
126: Limit Pricing.
127: Linear Regression.
128: Lock-In.
129: Long Run Cost Curves.
130: Make or Buy Decisions.
131: Marginal Cost.
132: Marginal Product.
133: Marginal Rate of Substitution.
134: Marginal Rate of Technical Substitution.
135: Marginal Revenue.
136: Marginal Utility.
137: Market Definition.
138: Market Microstructure.
139: Market Performance.
140: Market Power.
141: Market Structure.
142: Markup Pricing.
143: Maximin Criterion.
144: Merger Guidelines, 1992–7.
145: Microsoft Antitrust Case.
146: Microsoft Antitrust Case: Remedies.
147: Minimum Efficient Scale.
148: Monopolistic Competition.
149: Monopoly.
150: Monopsony.
151: Moral Hazard.
152: Multicollinearity.
153: Multi-Unit Auctions.
154: Natural Monopoly.
155: Net Present Value.
156: Net Present Value Criteria.
157: Network Externalities.
158: Nominal Income and Prices.
159: Normal Goods.
160: Objective of the Firm.
161: Oligopoly.
162: Opportunity Costs.
163: Optimal Variety.
164: Pareto Optimal Allocation.
165: Pecuniary Economies.
166: Perfect Competition.
167: Pioneering Brands.
168: Predatory Dumping.
169: Predatory Pricing.
170: Present Value.
171: Price Discrimination.
172: Price Leadership.
173: Principal–Agent Problem.
174: Prisoner's Dilemma.
175: Producer Surplus.
176: Product Attributes Model.
177: Product Differentiation.
178: Product Life Cycle.
179: Product Proliferation.
180: Product Variety.
181: Production Functions.
182: Profit Maximization.
183: Property Rights.
184: Public Goods Problem.
185: Quality.
186: R2.
187: Real Income.
188: Real Prices.
189: Rent Seeking.
190: Rents.
191: Reservation Price.