Standardization Versus Preference For Variety In Linear Cournot Oligopoly
AbstractWe consider a Cournot oligopoly setting in which consumers have an intrinsic preference for variety, while unit production costs of firms increase with the number of goods they produce. This environment exhibits a general under-provision of variety with respect to social welfare.
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Standardization; Preference for Variety; Oligopoly;
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- Frédéric Deroian & Frédéric Gannon, 2007. "Standardization versus Preference for Variety in Linear Cournot Oligopoly," Post-Print halshs-00366895, HAL.
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