You are not logged in.

A new industry concentration index

Anbarci, Nejat and Katzman, Brett 2015, A new industry concentration index, Economic papers: a journal of applied economics and policy, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 222-228, doi: 10.1111/1759-3441.12122.

Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads

Title A new industry concentration index
Author(s) Anbarci, Nejat
Katzman, Brett
Journal name Economic papers: a journal of applied economics and policy
Volume number 34
Issue number 4
Start page 222
End page 228
Total pages 7
Publisher Wiley
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2015-12
ISSN 0812-0439
Keyword(s) horizontal mergers
dominant firms
small firms
competitive balance
concentration index
Summary We propose and analyse a new concentration index alternative to the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI). This new index emphasises the concept of competitive balance. It is designed to preserve the convexity property of the HHI when a merger involves one of the m largest firms, but to decrease and thus to indicate an increase in competition when a merger is purely among the (n − m) smallest firms.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/1759-3441.12122
Field of Research 140104 Microeconomic Theory
Socio Economic Objective 910203 Industrial Organisations
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, Wiley
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30083011

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Department of Economics
Connect to link resolver
 
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the copyright for items in DRO is owned by the author, with all rights reserved.

Versions
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: TR Web of Science Citation Count  Cited 0 times in TR Web of Science
Scopus Citation Count Cited 0 times in Scopus
Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Access Statistics: 84 Abstract Views, 1 File Downloads  -  Detailed Statistics
Created: Fri, 22 Apr 2016, 12:06:12 EST

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that permission has been obtained for items included in DRO. If you believe that your rights have been infringed by this repository, please contact drosupport@deakin.edu.au.