'On a Level with Dentists?': Reflections on the Evolution of Industrial Organization

34 Pages Posted: 11 Jun 2012 Last revised: 14 Aug 2014

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Richard Schmalensee

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Date Written: June 11, 2012

Abstract

This essay provides a brief overview of the evolution of the field of industrial organization from its emergence to the present and offers some observations about the present state of the field. While there has been considerable progress in industrial organization, its uphill path has not always been straight.

Suggested Citation

Schmalensee, Richard, 'On a Level with Dentists?': Reflections on the Evolution of Industrial Organization (June 11, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2081816 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2081816

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