Green, Mitchell R. (2012): Recent evidence in the support of oligopolistic cooperation: a network approach. Published in: Oeconomicus , Vol. 12, (January 2012)
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This paper seeks to retest the oligopolistic cooperation hypothesis of market structure from the Centralized Private Sector Planning literature, using 2010 data on corporate board membership and recent advances in social network analysis. Centrality measures are calculated based upon the corporate governance network emerging from common board membership on Fortune 100 firms. The findings herein suggest that not only does oligopolistic cooperation continue to characterize the US economy, but directors from the finance and insurance sector occupy a significantly more central role in the planning process than those of other industries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Recent evidence in the support of oligopolistic cooperation: a network approach|
|Keywords:||John Munkirs; Centralized Private Sector Planning; Social Network Analysis; Oligopolistic Cooperation|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L14 - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation; Networks
D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D21 - Firm Behavior: Theory
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B52 - Institutional; Evolutionary
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure and Pricing > D43 - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
|Depositing User:||Mitchell Green|
|Date Deposited:||06. Dec 2012 13:40|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 10:37|
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