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1. price dispersion

Price dispersion occurs when different sellers offer different prices for the same good. Empirical studies have identified price dispersion as widespread ...

By Ed Hopkins. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. pricing on the internet

While many conjectured that the information-rich and frictionless nature of online markets would result in marginal cost pricing, this ...

By Michael R. Baye and John Morgan. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2013

3. mixed strategy equilibrium

A mixed strategy is a probability distribution one uses to randomly choose among available actions in order to avoid being predictable. In a mixed strategy ...

By Mark Walker and John Wooders. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. primary and secondary labour markets

The primary/secondary distinction involves an application of the concept of economic dualism to the labour markets of advanced capitalist economies. In ...

By Paul Ryan. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. labour market search

Time and other resources are required in the process by which workers and jobs are matched: this process is referred to as labour market search. Models ...

By Dale Mortensen. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. electronic commerce

Electronic commerce is the exchange, distribution, or marketing of goods or services over the Internet. This article first reviews electronic commerce ...

By Avi Goldfarb. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. search theory (new perspectives)

This article reviews the recent development of search theory. We begin with a standard model of undirected (or random) search and illustrate that the ...

By Shouyong Shi. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. labour market institutions

Labour market institutions – unions, collective bargaining, government regulations – that help determine wages and working conditions differ greatly across ...

By Richard B. Freeman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. location theory

Location theory deals with what is where. ‘What’ refers to any possible type of economic activity involving stores, dwellings, plants, offices, or public ...

By Jacques-François Thisse. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. monopsony

Monopsony refers to the situation where a firm has some market power over the price it pays for its inputs, so that a higher price must be paid the more ...

By Alan Manning. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008