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Title

Industrial Concentration

Author

Thomas W. Gilligan

Category

Industrial Organization

Type

Article

Description

Industrial concentration occurs when a small number of companies sell a large percentage of an industry's product. The most widely used measure of concentration is the so-called four-firm concentration ratio, which is the percentage of the industry's product sold by the four largest producers.

URL

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/IndustrialConcentration.html
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