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Yardstick Competition, Franchise Bidding and Firms’ Incentives to Collude

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  • Eshien Chong

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  • Freddy Huet

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Volume (Year): 35 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
Pages: 149-169

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Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:35:y:2009:i:1:p:149-169

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Keywords: Collusion; Franchise bidding; Local public services; Yardstick competition; D42; D44; L50; L51;

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Cited by:
  1. Klênio de Souza Barbosa & Pierre C. Boyer, 2011. "Competition for Local Public Services with Learning-by-doing and Transferability," Working Papers 06-2011, Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade de Ribeirão Preto.
  2. Eshien Chong & Freddy Huet, 2006. "Enchères, concurrence par comparaison et collusion," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 57(3), pages 583-592.

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