How Policy Shapes Competition: Early Railroad Foundings in Massachusetts

Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 42, (1997): 501-529

29 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2014

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Timothy J. Dowd

Emory University - Department of Sociology

Frank Dobbin

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Date Written: 1997

Abstract

To examine the effects of policy on markets and competition we outline hypotheses about the effects of three common policy regimes -- public capitalization, pro-cartel, and antitrust -- on competition and the founding of new firms.

Suggested Citation

Dowd, Timothy J. and Dobbin, Frank, How Policy Shapes Competition: Early Railroad Foundings in Massachusetts (1997). Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 42, (1997): 501-529. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2416952

Timothy J. Dowd

Emory University - Department of Sociology ( email )

Atlanta, GA 30322
United States

Frank Dobbin (Contact Author)

Harvard University - Department of Sociology ( email )

33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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