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The Value Of Public Information In A Cournot Duopoly

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  • Ezra Einy

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  • Diego Moreno

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  • Benyamin Shitovitz

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We derive alternative sufficient conditions for the value of public information to be either positive or negative in a Cournot duopoly where firms technology exhibits constant returns to scale.

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Paper provided by Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Economía in its series Economics Working Papers with number we024617.

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  1. Finus, Michael & Pintassilgo, Pedro, 2013. "The role of uncertainty and learning for the success of international climate agreements," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 29-43.
  2. Ezra Einy & Ori Haimanko & Diego Moreno & Benyamin Shitovitz, 2007. "On the Existence of Bayesian Cournot Equilibrium," Working Papers, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics 0702, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics.
  3. Luo, Jianli, 2012. "Information acquisition under uncertainty: The case of labor-managed and profit-maximizing firms coexist," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 2527-2532.
  4. Dubey, Pradeep, 2013. "The role of information in contests," Economics Letters, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 120(2), pages 160-163.

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