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R&D Spillovers and Location Choice Under Cournot Rivalry

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  • Van Long, N.
  • Soubeyran, A.

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A model of location choice by Cournot oligopolists is presented, under the assumption that R&D spillovers depend on the distance between firms. We show that a variety of patters emerge. Agglomeration is optimal under certain assumptions. Geographical dispersion in a two- dimensional plane is another possible outcome.

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Paper provided by Universite Aix-Marseille III in its series G.R.E.Q.A.M. with number 96a35.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:fth:aixmeq:96a35

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Keywords: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; OLIGOPOLIES;

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