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Exclusivity and Exclusion on Platform Markets

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  • Subhasish M. Chowdhury
  • Stephen Martin

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We examine conditions under which a platform ?rm can exclude rivals by bundling a product that some on one side of the market re- gard as essential with its platform, and pursue implications for market performance. We show that the impact of an exclusive dealing con- tract between the upstream ?rm and one of the downstream ?rms on market performance depends on the strength of consumer preferences for the products of the two downstream ?rms and the relative size of the market segment for which the complementary consumption good is essential. In some cases this may reduce the net social welfare.

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Paper provided by Purdue University, Department of Economics in its series Purdue University Economics Working Papers with number 1254.

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Length: 53 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2010
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Handle: RePEc:pur:prukra:1254

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Keywords: exclusion; essential components; exclusive contract; platform market;

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Cited by:
  1. Jihui Chen, 2011. "Do Exclusivity Arrangments Harm Consumers?," Working Paper Series 20111001, Illinois State University, Department of Economics.
  2. David S. Evans & Richard Schmalensee, 2013. "The Antitrust Analysis of Multi-Sided Platform Businesses," NBER Working Papers 18783, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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