ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Determinants of Entry

THE issue of entry has aroused widespread interest in Industrial Economics and continues do so till date. Entry is not a one-shot process; it is guided by a myriad factors like market structure, profit possibilities, performance and behaviour of the incumbents, prevailing condition of the economy, government policies, etc. Entry holds the attention of economists especially because entry is believed to decrease 'monopoly power' of incumbent firms and hence reduce prices, eliminateexcess profits, decrease x-inefficiency and stimulate

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