Welfare properties of strategic R&D investments in Hotelling models
AbstractIn linear-city models, if firms are allowed (not allowed) to locate outside the linear city, they engage in excessive (insufficient) R&D investments from the normative viewpoint. This implies that the feasible set of locations drastically affects their investments.
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R&D; Spatial competition; Welfare;
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