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Age and Performance Under Pressure: Golfers on the LPGA Tour  

Harold O. Fried and Loren W. Tauer

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article explores how well an individual manages his or her own talent to achieve high performance in an individual sport. Its setting is the Ladies Professional Golf Association ... More

Airline Pricing  

Brenda A. Barnes

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article first introduces some essential airline pricing and revenue management (PRM) terms and concepts, and then briefly reviews historical events that have shaped the field of ... More

Angel Investors and Their Investments  

Ramon P. DeGennaro

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on a class of angel investors that lies between venture capitalists and the typical informal individual angel investor. It discusses why people become angel investors. ... More

The Antitrust Analysis of Multisided Platform Businesses  

David Evans and Richard Schmalensee

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
This chapter provides a survey of the economics literature on multisided platforms with particular focus on competition policy issues, including market definition, mergers, monopolization, ... More

Antitrust Corporate Governance and Compliance  

D. Daniel Sokol and Rosa Abrantes-Metz

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
Both theoretical and empirical work in a number of different fields, including economics, accounting, finance, organizational theory, and sociology provides important insights indicating ... More

Antitrust Enforcement Regimes: Fundamental Differences  

Keith N. Hylton

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
Since China has modeled its antitrust regime on that of the EU, there are essentially two antitrust regime types: the United States and the EU. This chapter is a brief comparative study of ... More

Antitrust Settlements  

Daniel L. Rubinfield

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
Antitrust litigation has been experiencing a growth spurt in the past several decades as the result of expanding public enforcement worldwide, active private enforcement in the United ... More

Antitrust, the Internet, and the Economics of Networks  

Daniel Spulber and Christopher Yoo

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
Network industries, including the Internet, have shown significant growth, substantial competition, and rapid innovation. This chapter examines antitrust policy towards network industries. ... More

Attention in Organizations  

Andrea Prat and Wouter Dessein

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
By bringing together multiple workers, organizations can perform tasks that are outside the reach of any individual. In order to be productive, however, workers must coordinate their ... More

Auction Pricing  

Richard Steinberg

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article gives some historical background on auctions and describes the different varieties of auction, such as English, Dutch, Japanese, candle, silent, sealed-bid, Vickery, and ... More

Auctions and Bid Rigging  

R. Preston McAfee, Michael Williams, and Kenneth Hendricks

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
This chapter surveys the theoretical and empirical literature on bid rigging in auctions. In particular, it reviews the theory and practice of bidding rings in one-shot auctions and in ... More

Availability of Credit to Small Firms Young and Old: Evidence from the Surveys of Small Business Finances  

Rebel Cole

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
The availability of credit is one of the most important issues facing small businesses, and is especially vexing for young and fast-growing firms that need new capital to finance growth. ... More

Banking and Real Economic Activity  

Nicola Cetorelli

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Nov 2014
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Apr 2015
The role of banks in real economic activity has been discussed at length, with arguments over whether bank development is merely a consequence of a growing economy, which simply demands a ... More

Baseball's Antitrust Exemption: History And Current Relevance  

Roger D. Blair and Jessica S. Haynes

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter explores Major League Baseball (MLB)'s antitrust exemption and its current relevance, starting by presenting a brief overview of the antitrust laws in the United States. Next, ... More

Behavioral Biases and Sportsbook Pricing in Major League Baseball  

Rodney J. Paul and Andrew P. Weinbach

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the literature that uses sports gambling markets as an analogy to financial markets. It also expands the study of actual sportsbook behavior, comparing the ... More

Behavioral Economics and Antitrust  

Mark Armstrong and Steffen Huck

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
This survey chapter discusses nonstandard, or “behavioral,” approaches to firm behavior. It presents evidence that firms (or experimental subjects playing the role of firms) sometimes ... More

Behavioral Issues in Pricing Management  

Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article demonstrates how human deviations affect pricing management in both areas of consumer pricing and pricing contracts among firms. It is organized as follows. Section 20.2 ... More

Bilateral Monopoly: Economic Analysis and Antitrust Policy  

Roger D. Blair and Christina DePasquale

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
This chapter examines the antitrust implications of bilateral monopoly. Section 16.2 presents the economic model of bilateral monopoly. This section compares monopoly, monopsony, and ... More

Blame the Switchman? Russian Railways Restructuring After Ten Years  

Russell Pittman

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Jul 2013
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Oct 2013
The Russian economy relies on the freight railways to an extraordinary degree. In 2001, after years of debate, the Russian government adopted an ambitious plan to transform this vertically ... More

The Bosman Ruling and Labor Mobility in Football (Soccer)  

John Goddard, Peter J. Sloane, and John O. S. Wilson

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter reviews the historical development of free agency in professional football, using the English leagues as representative of what has happened in Europe, and then summarizes ... More

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