Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy. F. M. Scherer.

Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy. F. M. Scherer. 378 BOOK REVIEWS Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy. F. M. Scherer. New York: Harper- Collins College Publishers, 1996, 436 pages. By his own reckoning, Scherer has been studying phenomena in industrial orga- nization for nearly four decades. During this time he has established impeccable credentials and it is no exaggeration to say that he has shaped much of what IO scholars “know” today. His scholarly work includes many classics – theoretical, empirical and policy studies. His 1970 textbook (or a subsequent edition of it) is familiar to all IO scholars. Scherer’s reputation will certainly increase interest in Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy, a set of nine industry studies intended for use in undergraduate IO courses. The book is likely to be regarded by many instructors as a close substitute for The Structure of American Industry, studies prepared by a variety of scholars and edited by Walter Adams and James Brock. In the preface, Scherer recalls that he began using case studies in his own undergraduate course in 1971 to avoid regurgitating the material in his then-new textbook. Like many of us who teach the IO course, Scherer has found the case study approach – a blending of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Review of Industrial Organization Springer Journals

Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy. F. M. Scherer.

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/industry-structure-strategy-and-public-policy-f-m-scherer-XBE6Bbb0XP
Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Economics; Industrial Organization; Microeconomics
ISSN
0889-938X
eISSN
1573-7160
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1007740424624
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

378 BOOK REVIEWS Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy. F. M. Scherer. New York: Harper- Collins College Publishers, 1996, 436 pages. By his own reckoning, Scherer has been studying phenomena in industrial orga- nization for nearly four decades. During this time he has established impeccable credentials and it is no exaggeration to say that he has shaped much of what IO scholars “know” today. His scholarly work includes many classics – theoretical, empirical and policy studies. His 1970 textbook (or a subsequent edition of it) is familiar to all IO scholars. Scherer’s reputation will certainly increase interest in Industry Structure, Strategy, and Public Policy, a set of nine industry studies intended for use in undergraduate IO courses. The book is likely to be regarded by many instructors as a close substitute for The Structure of American Industry, studies prepared by a variety of scholars and edited by Walter Adams and James Brock. In the preface, Scherer recalls that he began using case studies in his own undergraduate course in 1971 to avoid regurgitating the material in his then-new textbook. Like many of us who teach the IO course, Scherer has found the case study approach – a blending of

Journal

Review of Industrial OrganizationSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 6, 2004

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off