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 Industrial organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Industrial organization is the field of economics that studies the strategic behavior of firms, the structure of markets and their interactions.
Given that it was the first field that used game theory in economics, industrial organization has become the natural exporter of methodological tools to other branches of microeconomics, such as organization economics, corporate finance, information economics.
Shepherd, William The Economics of Industrial Organization (Prentice-Hall, 1985) ISBN 0-13-231481-9 This is an undergrad text.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industrial_organization   (301 words)

 Creating a Successful Industrial Attraction Organization
In addition, the various qualities and characteristics of the development organization and the community in which it operates that have enabled this effort to achieve this high level of success are also detailed.
The organization's founding members made what later was to be a critical decision in selecting a local retiree, a former industrial plant manager, as their board president.
The board was organized to represent various stakeholders (i.e., county, city, township, school district, etc.) and to bring broad leadership to the board.
crawford.osu.edu /cd/cd/inddev.htm   (2749 words)

 Congress of Industrial Organizations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congress of Industrial Organizations, or CIO, was a federation of unions that organized industrial workers in the United States and Canada in 1935-1955.
Victorious industrial unions with militant leaderships, this was the catalyst that brought on the rise of the CIO.
The CIO’s major organizing drive of this era, Operation Dixie, aimed at the textile workers of the South, was a complete failure, due both to the social and political backwardness of the region and the CIO’s reluctance to confront Jim Crow.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Congress_of_Industrial_Organizations   (4338 words)

 The Organization of Industrial Relations in Hong Kong: Economic, Political and Sociological Perspectives Organization ...
A key issue in the analysis of organizational fields is to identify those historical and contextual conditions under which distinctive governance structures emerge and stabilize.
The theoretical literature bearing on governance structures in organizational fields derives mainly from the analysis of systems for regulating economic transactions at the level of the economy, or for particular industries, or among a set of business firms (Hollingsworth et al.
Why has the organization of industrial relations throughout the post-World War II period remained far less formalized and centralized than in other industrial societies at a comparable stage of economic development?.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m4339/is_2_20/ai_57816029   (886 words)

 Committee for Industrial Organization - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Committee for Industrial Organization see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Understanding the Japanese keiretsu: overlaps between corporate governance and industrial organization.
The Organization of Industrial Relations in Hong Kong: Economic, Political and Sociological Perspectives.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-x-c1ommiti1o1.html   (249 words)

 MIT Economics - Industrial Organization and Regulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Courses in industrial organization and regulation examine the strategic behavior of firms, the effect of government regulations, and more generally, the structure, behavior, and performance of product and service markets.
Sara Fisher Ellison is an expert on the pharmaceutical industry and is broadly interested in political pressures, bargaining power, and demand estimation.
Nancy Rose studies the effects of deregulation on performance in the airline and trucking industries as well as the effects of regulation on CEO compensation.
econ-www.mit.edu /about/industrial.htm   (264 words)

 Industrial Organization
During the course the students will get familiar with the concept of industrial organization and its relationship to other fields of economics.
Holmstrom, Bengt R. and Jean Tirole, "The Theory of the Firm," in Richard Schmalensee and Robert D.Willig, eds., "Handbook of Industrial Organization," Vol.
Shapiro, Carl, "Theories of Oligopoly Behavior," in Richard Schmalensee and Robert D.Willig, eds., "Handbook of Industrial Organization," Vol.
www.ceu.hu /econ/economic/io.htm   (1393 words)

 BIO | Industrial & Environmental
The industrial and environmental section conducts advocacy with Congress and the administration.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization today released a report detailing the potential of cellulosic biomass as an energy resource and the promise of no-till cropping for greater residue collection.
Industrial biotechnology companies have developed microbes that now make it economically feasible to produce ethanol not only from grain but also from corn stover, wheat straw, sugar cane waste and many other agricultural crop residues.
www.bio.org /ind   (571 words)

 Econ 323  Industrial Organization
Industrial Organization: Contemporary Theory and Practice, by Lynne Pepall, Dan Richards, and George Norman, SouthWestern Publishing 1999.
In keeping with the structure-conduct-performance approach to Industrial Organization, emphasis is also placed on the use of industry case studies and applications of antitrust policies.
While it will be up to you to choose an industry of interest to you, it must be approved by me. Conditions to be met include, but are not limited to, established major industries with available firm-level performance and industry-wide data.
www.davidson.edu /academic/economics/chaston/econ323.htm   (888 words)

 Industrial Organization Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The fifth annual International Industrial Organization Conference will be held April 14-15, 2007 at the Coastal Georgia Center, Georgia Southern University, Savannah, Georgia.
The fourth annual International Industrial Organization Conference, sponsored by the Industrial Organization Society and its affiliated journal, the Review of Industrial Organization, wwill be held April 7-9, 2006, at Northeastern University in Boston.
The conference includes panel discussions and contributed sessions on all topics and from all perspectives of industrial organization, including antitrust economics and regulation.
www.ios.neu.edu   (1384 words)

 NBER Industrial Organization Program
The results of that project, which was organized by Garth Saloner and Severin Borenstein, were discussed at a two-day meeting in January 2001.
Chevalier and Glenn Ellison examine the organization of the mutual fund industry and the response of managers in this sector to implicit and explicit incentives.
Scott Morton and Joel Podolny, in their analysis of the California wine industry, discuss how the existence of firms that do not maximize profits may affect the operation of profit-maximizing firms and of the overall market.
www.nber.org /programs/io   (4148 words)

 Industrial Organization Homepage
This course combines empirical evidence with economic theory to examine the organization of firms and the structure of industries.
A focus on markets and market power underlies the study of industrial organization.
The sources of market power, the examination of how firms utilize and protect it, and government responses to market power are each a part of this course.
www.nd.edu /~indorg/index.html   (78 words)

 Industrial Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Industrial Organization is primarily concerned with the causes and consequences of market power, the strategic behavior of firms in markets with market power (typically oligopolies) and the interaction between firm behavior, market structure and the economic performance of markets.
The objective is to generate a clear understanding of basic methods used in the current literature, the style of reasoning and the skill of capturing intuitive arguments and ideas in simple formal models.
Lectures in Industrial Organization Theory by Kaushik Basu, Blackwell, 1993.
faculty.smu.edu /sroy/index2.html   (320 words)

 Amazon.com: The Theory of Industrial Organization: Books: Jean Tirole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Theory of Industrial Organization is the first primary text to treat the new industrial organization at the advanced-undergraduate and graduate level.
Industrial Organization — A Contract Based approach (Iocb) is an up-to-date advanced undergraduate text with an interactive e-book version.
The Theory of Industrial Organization by Jean Tirole
amazon.com /Theory-Industrial-Organization-Jean-Tirole/dp/0262200716   (1846 words)

 UNIDO - Industrial Statistics
UNIDO INDSTAT3 2006 Industrial Statistics Database at the 3-digit level of ISIC (Rev. 2)
UNIDO INDSTAT4 2006 Industrial Statistics Database at the 4-digit level of ISIC (Rev. 2 and 3)
UNIDO IDSB 2006 Industrial Demand-Supply Balance Database at the 4-digit level of ISIC (Rev. 2 and 3)
www.unido.org /doc/3474   (75 words)

 Industrial Organization Spanish exports
Assuming that neither imports nor exports are perfect substitutes for domestic goods, they develop an econometric model using a panel data approach to explain Spain's industrial exports to the Community.
The key determinants are the real effective exchange rate and EC(7) real value added, and also a `structural' component for each sector, which they capture by measures of `technological effort' (RandD expenditure plus payments for technological imports) and of advertising expenditures.
These results support the view that non-price factors significantly influence international competitiveness: in particular advertising expenditures and, to a lesser extent, technological effort are positively related to the performance of Spain's industrial exports to the rest of the Community.
www.cepr.org /pubs/Bulletin/dps/dp521.htm   (350 words)

 SSRN-The Credit Rating Industry: An Industrial Organization Analysis by Lawrence White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This paper uses the structure-behavior-performance paradigm of "industrial organization" to shed light on the credit rating industry and to provide a framework for arranging initial observations and developing questions for further analysis.
A striking fact about the structure of the industry in the U.S. is its persistent fewness of incumbents.
A growing regulatory demand for ratings (for safety-and-soundness regulation by bank regulators, insurance regulators, pension fund regulators, and securities regulators) and a regulatory limitation on supply surely are contributory factors.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=267083   (503 words)

 Organization - PT - Industrial Assets Management Group
The mission of the Industrial Assets Management Group is to provide specialized maintenance services, asset maintenance goals, and peak load work management in a timely manner.
The Industrial Assets Management Group purposes to maintain a staff of highly qualified people of different disciplines in order to apply best practices for asset management and to efficiently effect repairs and modifications.
This cross functional team of maintenance strategists, engineers, electricians, instrumentation technicians, welders, carpenters, machinists, and maintenance contract administrators work closely to support the wide and varied needs of the WSSC's assets.
www.wssc.dst.md.us /organization/PT_IndustrialAssets.cfm   (118 words)

 OUP: UK General Catalogue
Industrial Organization: A European Perspective presents a clearly explained and stimulating introduction to the basic theoretical models of industrial economics (including perfect competition, monopoly, Bertrand and Cournot competition) and to the most relevant topics in the field, including collusion, dominance, innovation, and international trade.
The book is accompanied by a website providing case studies, extra information on specific topics, biographical material on economists relevant to the history of the discipline, and an invaluable list of links to other useful sites.
Readership: Second and third year students studying industrial organization or industrial economics as part of an economics degree.
www.oup.com /uk/catalogue/?ci=9780198297284   (431 words)

 CSIO Home
The Center for the Study of Industrial Organization was founded within the
in the Fall of 1999, to support the research activities and enhance the intellectual life of the large community of scholars at Northwestern whose research is related to industrial organization.
Series in industrial organization, to which Northwestern faculty and graduate students contribute;
www.csio.econ.northwestern.edu   (93 words)

 Buy Organization & Storage & Home & Garden at Bizrate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Work Benches Organize your tools and your workspace with a top-quality bench.
Closet Organizers Make the most out of your closet space.
Versatile storage shelves are great for organizing messy garages, closets, bathrooms and more.
bizrate.com /organization_storage/brand--northern_industrial_tools/...   (436 words)

 Research Facilities (Industrial & Organization Psychology Lab) - OU Department of Psychology
The Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program at the University of Oklahoma currently maintains a complex of rooms devoted to research.
The program also has access to the department's shared laboratory facility to conduct studies on performance, human factors and ability testing.
Faculty members in the area of Industrial and Organizational Psychology are currently conducting research examining a number of issues bearing on the management and development of human resources.
www.ou.edu /cas/psychology/facilities/industrialorganizational.htm   (180 words)

 North American Technology and Industrial Base Organization (NATIBO)
NATIBO is charged with ensuring a cost effective, healthy, technology and industrial base that is responsive to the national and economic security needs of the United States and Canada.
The NATIBO organization is co-chaired by the Director, Office of Technology Transition, for the U.S. and the Director General International and Industry Programs, for Canada.
Promote coordination of technology and industrial base planning and insertion programs undertaken by the responsible U.S. and Canadian departments and agencies in support of their national security responsibilities.
www.ml.afrl.af.mil /mlm/natibo.html   (851 words)

 Psychwatch: Industrial/Organizational Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
APA Division 14: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- "The Society's mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of industrial-organizational psychology." The site features online news journals, consultant locator, job postings, and more.
Provides a list of conferences, links to industrial and workteam sites, and has its own newsletter.
www.psychwatch.com /industrial_page.htm   (389 words)

 Industrial organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The SPOT programme industrial organization seeks to apply certain guidelines while accommodating major constraints, including:
Management of satellite and ground segment development under industrial prime contractorships.
CNES also managed the development by industrial firms of the following passengers and products which were then delivered to the satellite prime contractor:
spot4.cnes.fr /spot4_gb/orgindus.htm   (404 words)

 WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization
Now expanded to include examples of successful initiatives worldwide, these web-based guides offer a clear structure for planning IP-related outreach campaigns.
Subjects discussed included new types of marks, International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances, procedures for protecting flags and state emblems, customary names associated with biodiversity...
organized jointly with the Colombian Government, presents a vibrant sector of the Colombian economy.
www.wipo.org   (273 words)

 Industrial Organization Society
The third annual International Industrial Organization Conference (IIOC), sponsored by the Industrial Organization Society and its affiliated journal, the Review of Industrial Organization and hosted by the School of Economics at Georgia Tech, will be held April 8-9, 2005, at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Hotel and Conference Center.
The conference will include keynote speakers, panel discussions and contributed sessions on all topics and from all perspectives of industrial organization.
The Local Organization Committee is chaired by Vivek Ghosal.
www.ios.neu.edu /iioc2005/index.htm   (1123 words)

 MIT Economics: Industrial Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Covers theoretical and empirical work dealing with the structure, behavior, and performance of firms and markets and core issues in antitrust.
Topics include the organization of the firm, monopoly, price discrimination, oligopoly, monopolistic competition, product selection, and advertising.
Focuses on public policy issues in industrial organization including topics in antitrust policy, economic and social regulation, deregulation and privatization, and the political economy of regulation.
econ-www.mit.edu /graduate/indus.htm   (452 words)

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