Multiproduct firms and dumping
AbstractIn this paper, we first develop a model of an international oligopolistic Cournot industry in which firms trade core goods and their incompatible accessories. We then examine some issues concerned with dumping. We find that such firms set the core goods price below cost (below-cost dumping, henceforth) even under perfect competition. We also find that firms might simultaneously engage in both price-discriminating dumping in the market for accessories and below-cost dumping in the market for core goods. Furthermore, we demonstrate that antidumping tariffs on both core goods and accessories may expand the dumping margin in the accessories market.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Otaru University of Commerce in its series ビジネス創造センターディスカッション・ペーパー (Discussion papers of the Center for Business Creation) with number 10252/1026.
Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: 04 Jul 2008
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Publication status: Published in Discussion paper series (2008), 116: 1-25
Multiproduct firms; Closely related products; Dumping; Anti-dumping tariffs;
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