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Die Wettbewerbsanalyse von Nachfragemacht aus verhandlungstheoretischer Sicht


  • Roman Inderst
  • Christian Wey


Based on recent developments in competition theory, we analyze key aspects of buyer power. The main perspective that we take is one where buyer power is treated as bilateral bargaining power. This represents a key difference from the more standard approach that views buyer power through the lenses of the monopsony model. We also discuss different ways to measure buyer power and analyze in detail its impact on the competitive process and consumers. Copyright 2008 die Autoren Journal compilation 2008, Verein für Socialpolitik und Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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  • Roman Inderst & Christian Wey, 2008. "Die Wettbewerbsanalyse von Nachfragemacht aus verhandlungstheoretischer Sicht," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 9(4), pages 465-485, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:perwir:v:9:y:2008:i:4:p:465-485

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    1. Heimeshoff, Ulrich & Klein, Gordon J., 2013. "Bargaining power and local heroes," DICE Discussion Papers 87, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
    2. Haucap, Justus & Heimeshoff, Ulrich & Klein, Gordon J. & Rickert, Dennis & Wey, Christian, 2013. "Wettbewerbsprobleme im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel," DICE Ordnungspolitische Perspektiven 48, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
    3. Haucap, Justus & Klein, Gordon J., 2012. "Einschränkungen der Preisgestaltung im Einzelhandel aus wettbewerbsökonomischer Perspektive," DICE Ordnungspolitische Perspektiven 22, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
    4. Baake, Pio & Kuchinke, Björn A. & Wey, Christian, 2010. "Wettbewerb und Wettbewerbsvorschriften im Gesundheitswesen," DICE Ordnungspolitische Perspektiven 05, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).

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