Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Microeconomics 1991

For almost twenty years, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) has provided academic and business economists, government officials, and members of the financial and business communities with timely research of current economic issues.

Contents Include:

Articles:

RICHARD E. CAVES, MICHAEL D. WHINSTON, and MARK A. HURWITZ

Patent Expiration, Entry, and Competition in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry

FRED MANNERING AND CLIFFORD WINSTON

Brand Loyalty and the Decline of American Automobile Firms

STEVE J. DAVIS and JOHN HALTIWANGER

Wage Dispersion between and within U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-86

FRANKLIN M. FISHER

Organizing Industrial Organization: Reflections on the Handbook of Industrial Organization

ALVIN K. KLEVORICK

Directions and Trends in Industrial Organization: A Review Essay on the Handbook of Industrial Organization

ROBERT D. WILLIG

Merger Analysis, Industrial Organization Theory, and Merger Guidelines