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Higgins, Richard S.

Overview
Works: 20 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 975 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD9349.S633, 338.47663620973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard S Higgins
Competition and concentration : the economics of the carbonated soft drink industry by Robert D Tollison( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deregulating telecommunications : the Baby Bells case for competition( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adversarial decision making by Richard S Higgins( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warranties, tie-ins, and efficient insurance contracts : a theory and three case studies by Jeffrey A Eisenach( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Products liability insurance, moral hazard, and contributory negligence by Richard S Higgins( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capital-goods market definition by Richard S Higgins( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Price leadership with incomplete information by Richard S Higgins( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bureaucracy and politics in FTC merger challenges by Malcolm B Coate( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benefit and costs of the FTC's Line of business program : recommendations of by Robert D Tollison( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free entry and efficient rent seeking : efficient rents 2 by Richard S Higgins( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bureaucracy and politics in FTC merger challenges by Malcolm B Coate( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Life among the triangles and trapezoids by Richard S Higgins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The political economy of merger between regulated firms by Richard S Higgins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Free entry and efficient rent-seeking by Richard S Higgins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Truth and consequences: the federal trade commission' s ad substantiation program by Richard S Higgins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Managerial rents and outside recruitment in the coasian firm by Roger L Faith( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dual enforcement of the antitrust laws by Richard S Higgins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The competitive-neighbors approach to analyzing differentiated product mergers( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Why Wonder Bread Lost No Dough Materiality, Settlements and the FTC's Ad Substantiation Program by Richard S Higgins( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why wonder bread lost no dough: Materiality, settlements and the FTC's ad sustantiation program by Richard S Higgins( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previous studies (e.g., by Sam Peltzman) reveal powerful share-value effects of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) actions against firms for allegedly false advertising. Curiously, however, when the FTC announces an investigation but simultaneous settlement of the case with the advertiser, no adverse impact results, an empirical finding thus far unexplained. This article uses a recent FTC action, in which the accused advertiser suffered no adverse equity impact, to explain that result. The article focuses on the empirical issue of materiality. Many advertising messages challenged by the FTC are not material to consumers. If not
 
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Deregulating telecommunications : the Baby Bells case for competition
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