Managerial Economics: An Analysis of Business Issues

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Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2001 - Business & Economics - 535 pages
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Howard Davies and Pun-Lee LamManagerial Economics, Third EditionThis new version of the text first published in 1989 stays true to the aims of the first two editions. It provides a clear introduction to Managerial Economics for students who have no previous background in economic analysis and at the same time develops the analysis to a level that is appropriate for second or third year undergraduates or for postgraduate students who are taking the subject for the first time. The text shows how economic analysis can be of relevance to business decision-making without making pretentious and unjustified claims for its practical application.As the boundaries between economic analysis and other business disciplines have become blurred, and as economics has made an increasing contribution to the study of marketing and business strategy, so it becomes possible to link the different subjects. This text includes material on: * 'The marketing mix' and decisions associated with it. * Game theory. * The evolving contribution of economics to the analysis of business strategy - from Porter's work on the structural analysis of industries to the resource-based perspective. * Network industries and

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Howard Davies is director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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