The State Aid Game
AbstractWe present a model of the impact of state aid on equilibrium market structure and on market performance in an integrating market when the process of integration is driven by consumer inertia. In a partial equilibrium model, it is an equilibrium for governments to grant state aid, even though this reduces common market welfare.
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Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2006
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state aid; exit; market integration;
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