Tax Differentials and the Segmentation of Networks of Cooperation in Oligopoly
AbstractThis paper studies the effects of uncoordinated environmental tax policies on firms' incentives to form bilateral R&D collaborations. It is shown that the complete network is pair-wise stable for small differences in the taxation of environmental emissions. Larger tax differentials may induce firms to abandon all their international collaborations.
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Volume (Year): 7 (2007)
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- BENCHEKROUN, Hassan & CLAUDE, Denis, 2006. "Tax Differentials and the Segmentation of Networks of Cooperation in Oligopoly," Cahiers de recherche 19-2006, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ.
- Q55 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Technological Innovation
- L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
- L20 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - General
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