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“On a Level with Dentists?” Reflections on the Evolution of Industrial Organization

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This essay provides a brief overview of the evolution of the field of industrial organization from its emergence to the present, and it offers some observations about the present state of the field. While there has been considerable progress in industrial organization over time, its uphill path has not been straight. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2012

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  • Richard Schmalensee, 2012. "“On a Level with Dentists?” Reflections on the Evolution of Industrial Organization," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 41(3), pages 157-179, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:41:y:2012:i:3:p:157-179
    DOI: 10.1007/s11151-012-9356-6
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