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On the efficiency of indirect taxes in differentiated oligopolies with asymmetric costs

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  • X. Wang

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  • Jingang Zhao

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Volume (Year): 96 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (April)
Pages: 223-239

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:96:y:2009:i:3:p:223-239

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Keywords: Unit tax; Ad valorem tax; Cournot competition; Bertrand competition; D43; H21; L13;

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  1. Laszlo Goerke, 2011. "Commodity Tax Structure under Uncertainty in a Perfectly Competitive Market," CESifo Working Paper Series 3339, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Judy Hsu & X. Henry Wang, 2011. "A Note on the Efficiency of Indirect Taxes in an Asymmetric Cournot Oligopoly," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 1, pages 53-59, February.
  3. Philipp Schröder & Allan Sørensen, 2010. "Ad valorem versus unit taxes: monopolistic competition, heterogeneous firms, and intra-industry reallocations," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 101(3), pages 247-265, November.
  4. Naoto Jinji, 2013. "Comparative Statics for Oligopoly: A Generalized Result," Discussion papers e-12-011, Graduate School of Economics Project Center, Kyoto University.
  5. Sen, Neelanjan & Biswas, Rajit, 2014. "Indirect taxes in oligopoly in presence of licensing opportunities," MPRA Paper 55437, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Ming Chang, 2010. "An Asymmetric Oligopolist can Improve Welfare by Raising Price," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 75-96, February.
  7. Francisco Galera & Isabel Rodríguez-Tejedo & Juan C. Molero, 2012. "Technology Choice and Unit vs Ad Valorem Tax," Faculty Working Papers 18/12, School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Navarra.

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