The Structure of American Industry

The Structure of American Industry

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For courses in industrial organization (undergraduate and graduate) in economics departments. The text will also fit in other departments under public policy toward business, antitrust economics, regulation of industry, managerial economics, MBA economic courses, and law school courses in trade regulation.

The tenth edition of this widely used industry casebook continues to offer the leading "real-world" survey of contemporary American industries. Providing a sound new treatment of the role of public policy in a free enterprise economy, this text illustrates the broadest possible range of American market structures through a series of carefully chosen and well-developed case studies of specific industries, all written by leading authorities in their field.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 163.1 x 225.6 x 16mm | 480.82g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 10th edition
  • 0130179167
  • 9780130179166

Table of contents

1. Agriculture, Daniel B. Suits.

2. Petroleum, Stephen Martin.

3. Cigarettes, Adam B. Jaffe.

4. Beer, Kenneth G. Elzinga.

5. Automobiles, James W. Brock.

6. Computers, Don E. Waldman.

7. Motion Picture Entertainment, Barry R. Litman.

8. Airlines, William G. Shepherd.

9. Commercial Banking, Steven J. Pilloff.

10. Health Care, John Goddeeris.

11. Telecommunications, Manley R. Irwin & James McConnaughey.

12. College Sports, John L. Fizel & Randall W. Bennett.

13. Public Policy in a Free Enterprise Economy, James W. Brock.
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About Walter Adams

JAMES W. BROCK is Moeckel Professor of Economics at Miami University (Ohio). He is the author of a number of books and articles on industrial organization and public policy, and has testified before various congressional committees on antitrust issues.
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