Market integration in network industries
AbstractWhat is the effect of product market integration on the market equilibrium in the presence of international network externalities in consumption? To address this question, we set up a spatial two-country model and we find that the economic forces at work may have an ambiguous effect on prices.
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compatibility; horizontal differentiation; network effect;
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- Ana, MAULEON & Vincent, VANNETELBOSCH & Cecilia, VERGARI, 2008. "Market integration and network industries," Discussion Papers (ECON - DÃ©partement des Sciences Economiques) 2008018, Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques.
- MAULEON, Ana & VANNETELBOSCH, Vincent & VERGARI, Cecilia, . "Market integration in network industries," CORE Discussion Papers RP -2071, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
- L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
- L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-11-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-MIC-2008-11-25 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-NET-2008-11-25 (Network Economics)
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