Coverart for item
The Resource The theory of natural monopoly, [by] William W. Sharkey

The theory of natural monopoly, [by] William W. Sharkey

Label
The theory of natural monopoly
Title
The theory of natural monopoly
Statement of responsibility
[by] William W. Sharkey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharkey, William W
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Monopolies
Label
The theory of natural monopoly, [by] William W. Sharkey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction and overview -- Historical survey of natural monopoly -- Evolution of the theory of natural monopoly -- Natural monopoly and economies of scale -- Natural monopoly and destructive competition -- Concluding comments -- Natural monopoly and economic theory: some basic results -- Competitive equilibrium and monopoly equilibrium -- General competitive equilibrium -- The theory of joint production -- Fixed costs and the theory of cross-subsidization -- The theory of the firm and increasing returns -- Public goods and collective choice -- Public enterprise pricing and the theory of the second best -- Concluding comments -- Natural monopoly and sub additivity of costs -- Natural monopoly in a single output market -- Multiple output natural monopoly: basic results -- Sufficient conditions for subadditivity in multiple output production -- Plant subadditivity and firm subadditivity -- Transactions costs and firm subadditivity -- Concluding comments -- Sustainability of natural monopoly -- Sustainability of single output natural monopoly -- Sustainability of multiple output natural monopoly -- A game theoretic approach to crosssubsidization and the stability of natural monopoly -- Concluding comments -- A game theoretic analysis of destructive competition -- Game theoretic preliminaries -- Sufficient conditions for a stable market -- Destructive competition: examples of unstable markets -- Concluding comments -- Competition in natural monopoly and natural oligopoly markets -- The rationale for regulation -- Contestable markets and barriers to entry -- Some complications in a dynamic natural monopoly market -- Limit and predatory pricing -- Concluding comments -- Noncooperative equilibria in a contestable market -- Natural monopoly and the telecommunications industry -- The nature of demand in telecommunications -- Characteristics of telecommunications technology -- Econometric studies of the telecommunications industry -- Competition in telecommunications and the changing structure of the industry -- Concluding comments -- References -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 229 pages
Isbn
9780521271943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The theory of natural monopoly, [by] William W. Sharkey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction and overview -- Historical survey of natural monopoly -- Evolution of the theory of natural monopoly -- Natural monopoly and economies of scale -- Natural monopoly and destructive competition -- Concluding comments -- Natural monopoly and economic theory: some basic results -- Competitive equilibrium and monopoly equilibrium -- General competitive equilibrium -- The theory of joint production -- Fixed costs and the theory of cross-subsidization -- The theory of the firm and increasing returns -- Public goods and collective choice -- Public enterprise pricing and the theory of the second best -- Concluding comments -- Natural monopoly and sub additivity of costs -- Natural monopoly in a single output market -- Multiple output natural monopoly: basic results -- Sufficient conditions for subadditivity in multiple output production -- Plant subadditivity and firm subadditivity -- Transactions costs and firm subadditivity -- Concluding comments -- Sustainability of natural monopoly -- Sustainability of single output natural monopoly -- Sustainability of multiple output natural monopoly -- A game theoretic approach to crosssubsidization and the stability of natural monopoly -- Concluding comments -- A game theoretic analysis of destructive competition -- Game theoretic preliminaries -- Sufficient conditions for a stable market -- Destructive competition: examples of unstable markets -- Concluding comments -- Competition in natural monopoly and natural oligopoly markets -- The rationale for regulation -- Contestable markets and barriers to entry -- Some complications in a dynamic natural monopoly market -- Limit and predatory pricing -- Concluding comments -- Noncooperative equilibria in a contestable market -- Natural monopoly and the telecommunications industry -- The nature of demand in telecommunications -- Characteristics of telecommunications technology -- Econometric studies of the telecommunications industry -- Competition in telecommunications and the changing structure of the industry -- Concluding comments -- References -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 229 pages
Isbn
9780521271943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Sydney Jones LibraryBorrow it
      Chatham Street, Liverpool, L7 7BD, GB
      53.403069 -2.963723
Processing Feedback ...