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1. returns to scale

The technique of production of a commodity y may be characterized as a function of the required inputs xi:y=f(x1,x2,…xn)If all inputs are multiplied by ...

By John Eatwell. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. central place theory

Central place theory is a descriptive theory of market area in a spatial context. Its main assumptions are that consumer population is distributed uniformly ...

By Marcus Berliant. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. arms races

We analyse arms races for an environment in which social, human and intellectual capital are more important than physical capital. The Richardson model ...

By Dagobert L. Brito and Michael D. Intriligator. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. linkages

Economic activities in different industries are linked to each other through aggregate income (horizontal linkages) and input–output relationships (vertical ...

By Antonio Ciccone. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. predatory pricing

Predatory pricing is a response to a rival that sacrifices part of the profit that could be earned under competitive circumstances were the rival to remain ...

By Janusz A. Ordover. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. competition and selection

The claim that a business firm must maximize profit if it is to survive serves as an informal statement of the common conclusion of a class of theorems ...

By Sidney G. Winter. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. Ricardian trade theory

Ricardian trade theory takes cross-country technology differences as the basis of trade. By abstracting from the roles of factor endowment and factor ...

By Kiminori Matsuyama. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. oligopoly

No article entitled ‘oligopoly’ appeared in any edition of Palgrave's Dictionary of Political Economy. It is true that the simplest case of oligopoly, ...

By P. Sylos-Labini. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. contestable markets

Contestable markets are those in which competitive pressures from potential entrants exercise strong constraints on the behaviour of incumbent suppliers. ...

By Robert D. Willig. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. market failure

Market failure occurs when there are too few markets, non-competitive behaviour, or non-existence, leading to inefficient allocations. Many suggested ...

By John O. Ledyard. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008