Business behavior, value and growth.


New York, Macmillan [1959] .

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Subjects Ciclos Economicos.
Desarrollo económico.
Econometria.
Economic development.
Économie politique -- Aspect sociologique.
Oligopolies.
Politique économique.
Description 164 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1959]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents Preface -- METHODOLOGY: The Functions of an Economic Model -- METHODOLOGY: Alternative Methodological Positions: Generalization -- METHODOLOGY: Another Alternative: Realism Regardless of Cost -- METHODOLOGY: The Friedman Position -- METHODOLOGY: Implications for Development Theory -- METHODOLOGY: Methodology of this Book: Summary -- INTRODUCTION TO PART I -- OLIGOPOLISTIC INTERDEPENDENCE AND THE MULTIPLICITY OF SOLUTIONS -- The Duopoly Payoff Function -- The Cournot Solution -- More Sophisticated Alternatives: Breakdown of the Solution Process -- The Edgeworth Contract Curve -- Other Suggested Equilibria: Mathematical Notes, The Cournot Equilibrium Point and the Contract Locus, An Error in Cournot's Argument -- ON OLIGOPOLISTIC INTERDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE: Complexity of Internal Organization -- ON OLIGOPOLISTIC INTERDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE: The Use of Rules of Thumb -- ON OLIGOPOLISTIC INTERDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE: Desire For the Quiet Life -- ON OLIGOPOLISTIC INTERDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE: Reservations -- ON OLIGOPOLISTIC INTERDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE: The Logic of Oligopolistic Decision-making -- FUNDS LIMITATIONS AND PROFITS: Line of Credit and Other Funds Limitations -- FUNDS LIMITATIONS AND PROFITS: Monotonicity of the Gross Profit Curve -- FUNDS LIMITATIONS AND PROFITS: Equilibrium of the Firm: Miscellaneous Conclusions -- FUNDS LIMITATIONS AND PROFITS: Implications for Net Profit Rates -- FUNDS LIMITATIONS AND PROFITS: Conclusion -- THE REVENUE MAXIMIZATION HYPOTHESIS: Disadvantages of Declining Sales -- THE REVENUE MAXIMIZATION HYPOTHESIS: Sales as an Ultimate Objective -- THE REVENUE MAXIMIZATION HYPOTHESIS: The Role of Profits -- THE REVENUE MAXIMIZATION HYPOTHESIS: Determination of the Minimum Profit Level -- A STATIC OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Price-output Determination: Partial Analysis -- A STATIC OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Choice of Input and Output Combinations -- A STATIC OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Advertising and Service Competition -- A STATIC OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Determination of Prices and Outputs: Multivariable Analysis -- A STATIC OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Relationship to "Full Cost" Pricing -- A STATIC OLIGOPOLY MODEL: The Form-of the Profit Constraint Mathematical Notes -- SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Pricing and Changes in Overhead Costs -- SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Non Price Competition -- SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Implications for Ideal Output Analysis -- SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Lump Sum Taxes -- SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE OLIGOPOLY MODEL: Implications for Monetary and Fiscal Policy -- INTRODUCTION TO PART II: The Goals of Development, Outline of Part II -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: Sales Maximization and Growth -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: Risk Bearing by Big Business -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: Management and "Orderly" Growth -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: The Stockholder and Growth Pressure -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: Forces Which Make for Separation -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: Expansion and the Static Equilibrium Model -- OLIGOPOLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: Summary -- EFFECTIVE DEMAND FOR GROWING OUTPUTS: Induced Investment-Short Run -- EFFECTIVE DEMAND FOR GROWING OUTPUTS: Long-Run Determinants of Investment -- EFFECTIVE DEMAND FOR GROWING OUTPUTS: Comments -- EFFECTIVE DEMAND FOR GROWING OUTPUTS: The Long-Run Investment Hypothesis and the Acceleration Principle -- EFFECTIVE DEMAND FOR GROWING OUTPUTS: The Investment Hypothesis and the Classical Stalizatitionary State -- EFFECTIVE DEMAND FOR GROWING OUTPUTS: Conclusion-Implications for Underdeveloped Areas -- ACCUMULATION WITHOUT SOCIALLY PRODUCTIVE ASSET CREATION: Accumulation of Consumers' Durables -- ACCUMULATION WITHOUT SOCIALLY PRODUCTIVE ASSET CREATION: Private Versus Socially Productive Asset Accumulation -- ACCUMULATION WITHOUT SOCIALLY PRODUCTIVE ASSET CREATION: Investment in Land and Other Previously Existing Assets -- ACCUMULATION WITHOUT SOCIALLY PRODUCTIVE ASSET CREATION: Investment in Martial Equipment -- ACCUMULATION WITHOUT SOCIALLY PRODUCTIVE ASSET CREATION: Policy Implications -- ACCUMULATION WITHOUT SOCIALLY PRODUCTIVE ASSET CREATION: Inducements to Invest Productively -- WORKMANSHIP AND POPULATION: Population and Economic Growth -- WORKMANSHIP AND POPULATION: Workmanship and Productivity -- WORKMANSHIP AND POPULATION: Investment Strategy in Populous Areas -- A SIMPLE GROWTH MODEL: The Model -- A SIMPLE GROWTH MODEL: Graphic Representation -- A SIMPLE GROWTH MODEL: Implications of the Model -- THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EXPANSION EFFORT: Policy Suggested by the Analysis -- THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EXPANSION EFFORT: Increased Expansion Effort and Fixed Growth Goals -- THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EXPANSION EFFORT: Further Importance of Expansion Effort -- THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EXPANSION EFFORT: The Significance of Relative Incomes -- THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EXPANSION EFFORT: Some Recent Examples -- POLICY FOR GROWTH: Education, Coercion and Pecuniary Inducement -- POLICY FOR GROWTH: Elements of a Productivity Compensation Policy -- POLICY FOR GROWTH: Some Problems -- POLICY FOR GROWTH: Epilogue -- Index.
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