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The Core and Productivity-Improving Mergers in Mixed Oligopoly

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  • Kohei Kamaga

    (Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University, Japan)

  • Yasuhiko Nakamura

    (Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University, Japan)

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We analyze productivity-improving mergers in mixed triopoly and explore stable market structures. We find the only stable market structure contains a merged public-private firm and one private firm with about 57% of shares owned by the public firm.

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Article provided by College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan in its journal International Journal of Business and Economics.

Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 181-198

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Handle: RePEc:ijb:journl:v:6:y:2007:i:3:p:181-198

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Keywords: mergers; mixed oligopoly; the core of market structures;

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Cited by:
  1. Yoshio Kamijo & Yasuhiko Nakamura, 2009. "Stable market structures from merger activities in mixed oligopoly with asymmetric costs," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 98(1), pages 1-24, September.
  2. Kai Andree, 2013. "A note on merger in mixed duopoly: Bertrand versus Cournot," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 108(3), pages 291-298, April.
  3. Sylvain Kadohognon Ouattara, 2011. "Incitations à fusionner dans un oligopole mixte asymétrique," Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen) 201126, Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS.

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