The Resource The tyranny of the market : why you can't always get what you want, Joel Waldfogel, (electronic resource)

The tyranny of the market : why you can't always get what you want, Joel Waldfogel, (electronic resource)

Label
The tyranny of the market : why you can't always get what you want
Title
The tyranny of the market
Title remainder
why you can't always get what you want
Statement of responsibility
Joel Waldfogel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waldfogel, Joel
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5415.32
LC item number
.W35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumers' preferences
  • Majorities
  • Supply and demand
  • Social choice
  • Free enterprise
Label
The tyranny of the market : why you can't always get what you want, Joel Waldfogel, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-193) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Theory -- Markets and the tyranny of the majority -- Are "lumpy" markets a problem? -- Empirical evidence -- Who benefits whom in practice -- Who benefits whom in the neighborhood -- Preference minorities as citizens and consumers -- Market solutions and their limits -- Market enlargement and consumer liberation -- Fixed costs, product quality, and market size -- Trade and the tyranny of alien majorities -- Salvation through new technologies -- Policy solutions and their limits -- Government subsidies and insufficient demand -- Books and liquor: two case studies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 204 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3300500
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3300500
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10318494
  • (OCoLC)923112070
Label
The tyranny of the market : why you can't always get what you want, Joel Waldfogel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-193) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Theory -- Markets and the tyranny of the majority -- Are "lumpy" markets a problem? -- Empirical evidence -- Who benefits whom in practice -- Who benefits whom in the neighborhood -- Preference minorities as citizens and consumers -- Market solutions and their limits -- Market enlargement and consumer liberation -- Fixed costs, product quality, and market size -- Trade and the tyranny of alien majorities -- Salvation through new technologies -- Policy solutions and their limits -- Government subsidies and insufficient demand -- Books and liquor: two case studies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 204 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3300500
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3300500
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10318494
  • (OCoLC)923112070

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