Tag: Market

  • The Marketplace for Markets Is Captured

    George Stigler posited that financial regulation is finest understood as a product created through a market course of. Available in the market for regulation, totally different members—similar to politicians, corporations, and voters—purchase and promote the principles of the sport to serve their particular person pursuits. In new analysis, Jac Heckelman and Bonnie Wilson use Stigler’s…

  • Agency Consolidations Damage Staff, However Doubtless Not Due to Market Energy

    In new analysis, Sabien Dobbelaere, Grace McCormack, Daniel Prinz, and Sándor Sóvágó discover that mergers negatively impression labor market outcomes. Mergers end in job losses, and the earnings of employees who lose their jobs don’t get better for a number of years on common. The authors discover these unfavorable penalties are extra doubtless attributable to…

  • How IT Impacts Agency Measurement, Market Focus, and the Labor Share

    Does investing in info know-how (IT) allow companies to “scale with out mass” and enhance their market share? In a brand new paper, Erik Brynjolfsson, Wang Jin, and Xiupeng Wang study how IT impacts agency dimension, market focus, and the labor share of income. Over the previous few many years, we have now witnessed important…