Technologies flexibles et collusion tacite
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to study the links between flexibility technological choices and tacit collusion in a duopoly. We prove that adoption of flexible technologies improves tacit collusion, when competition is à la Bertrand, but makes it more difficult, when competition is à la Cournot. We characterize the technological equilibria in this repeated game framework. We show that semi-collusion improves the adoption of flexible technologies.
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Volume (Year): 72 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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- Armel JACQUES, 2006. "Technologies flexibles et collusion tacite," Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain) 2006042, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
- D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
- L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
- L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
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