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Mixed oligopoly and spatial agglomeration in quasi-linear city

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  • Takeshi Ebina

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    (Department of Social Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

  • Toshihiro Matsumura

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    (Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo)

  • Daisuke Shimizu

    ()
    (Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)

Abstract

We apply a spatial model that includes both circular-city and linear-city models as special cases to the analysis of location-quantity model in mixed oligopoly. We find that the equilibrium pattern continuously moves from that of the circular-city to that of the linear-city and that the linear-city result is more likely in our setting as the equilibrium location.

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Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 2722-2729

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-09-00460

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Keywords: Linear-city; Circular-city; Location-quantity; Mixed oligopoly;

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  1. Colombo, Stefano, 2011. "On the rationale of spatial discrimination with quantity-setting firms," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(3), pages 254-258, September.
  2. Stefano Colombo, 2011. "Spatial price discrimination in the unidirectional Hotelling model with elastic demand," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 102(2), pages 157-169, March.

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