Uniqueness Of Cournot Equilibrium: New Results From Old Methods
AbstractThis paper provides sufficient conditions for the existence of a unique Cournot equilibrium. Previous uniqueness results have depended on an assumption of nondegeneracy of equilibrium. As the authors illustrate, this assumption often fails in multistage games with proper Cournot subgames. Since their uniqueness results do not depend on this assumption, they are more widely applicable. Copyright 1991 by The Review of Economic Studies Limited.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory in its series Papers with number 89-10.
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 1988
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Other versions of this item:
- Gaudet, Gerard & Salant, Stephen W, 1991. "Uniqueness of Cournot Equilibrium: New Results from Old Methods," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 58(2), pages 399-404, April.
- Gaudet, G. & Salant, S.W., 1988. "Uniqueness Of Cournot Equilibrium: New Results From Old Methods," Cahiers de recherche 8818, Université Laval - Département d'économique.
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