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Essential Readings in Economics

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 The Law of Consumer’s Demand
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    Chapter 3 The Nature of the Firm
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    Chapter 4 The Concept of Monopoly and the Measurement of Monopoly Power
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    Chapter 5 Monopoly and Resource Allocation
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    Chapter 6 Strategic Competition among the Few — Some Recent Developments in the Economics of Industry
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    Chapter 7 The Anatomy of Market Failure
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    Chapter 8 Diagrammatic Exposition of a Theory of Public Expenditure
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    Chapter 9 The Market for “Lemons”: Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism
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    Chapter 10 How Important is it to Defeat Inflation? The Evidence
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    Chapter 11 The Role of Monetary Policy
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    Chapter 12 Inflation and Unemployment
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    Chapter 13 Unemployment Policy
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    Chapter 14 On Theories of Unemployment
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    Chapter 15 Efficiency Wage Models of Unemployment
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    Chapter 16 The State of Long-Term Expectation
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    Chapter 17 Understanding Business Cycles
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    Chapter 18 Real Business Cycles: A New Keynesian Perspective
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    Chapter 19 A Monetary and Fiscal Framework for Economic Stability
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    Chapter 20 Rational Expectations and the Theory of Economic Policy
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    Chapter 21 The Monetarist Controversy, or, Should we Forsake Stabilization Policies?
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Chapter title
The Nature of the Firm
Chapter number 3
Book title
Essential Readings in Economics
Published by
Macmillan Education UK, January 1995
DOI 10.1007/978-1-349-24002-9_3
Book ISBNs
978-0-333-59452-0, 978-1-349-24002-9

R. H. Coase, Coase, R. H.


Saul Estrin, Alan Marin

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The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 56 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 56 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 9%
Other 2 4%
Researcher 2 4%
Other 6 11%
Unknown 20 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Business, Management and Accounting 17 30%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 6 11%
Social Sciences 3 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 4%
Engineering 2 4%
Other 5 9%
Unknown 21 38%