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The value of public information in a Cournot duopoly

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  • Einy, Ezra
  • Moreno, Diego
  • Shitovitz, Benyamin

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We derive alternative sufficient conditions for the value of public information to be either positive or negative in a Cournot duopoly where firms technology exhibits constant returns to scale.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 44 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 272-285

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Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:44:y:2003:i:2:p:272-285

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Cited by:
  1. Ezra Einy & Ori Haimanko & Diego Moreno & Benyamin Shitovitz, 2007. "On the Existence of Bayesian Cournot Equilibrium," Working Papers 0702, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics.
  2. Luo, Jianli, 2012. "Information acquisition under uncertainty: The case of labor-managed and profit-maximizing firms coexist," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 2527-2532.
  3. Finus, Michael & Pintassilgo, Pedro, 2009. "The Role of Uncertainty and Learning for the Success of International Climate Agreements," Stirling Economics Discussion Papers 2009-16, University of Stirling, Division of Economics.
  4. Dubey, Pradeep, 2013. "The role of information in contests," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 120(2), pages 160-163.

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