A note on successive oligopolies and vertical mergers
AbstractIn this paper we analyze how the technology used by downstream firms can influence input and output market prices. We show via an example that both these prices increase under a decreasing returns technology while the contrary holds when the technology is constant.
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successive oligopolies; vertical integration; technology; foreclosure;
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- Jean J., GABSZEWICZ & Skerdilajda, ZANAJ, 2007. "A note on successive oligopolies and vertical mergers," Discussion Papers (ECON - DÃ©partement des Sciences Economiques) 2007036, Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques.
- D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
- L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
- L42 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Vertical Restraints; Resale Price Maintenance; Quantity Discounts
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