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Distributive and Regional Effects of Monopoly Power

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  • Urzúa, Carlos M.

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    (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México)

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This paper estimates the distributive and regional effects of firms with market power in the case of Mexico. It presents evidence that the welfare losses due to the exercise of monopoly power are not only significant, but also regressive. Moreover, the losses are different for the urban and rural sectors, as well as for each of the states of Mexico, being the inhabitants of the poorest ones the most affected by firms with market power.

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Paper provided by Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México in its series EGAP Working Papers with number 2009-04.

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Date of creation: Apr 2009
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Handle: RePEc:ega:docume:200904

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Keywords: monopoly; Cournot oligopoly; distributive effects; regional effects; income distribution; goods markets; Mexico;

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