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Capacity Investment and Mixed Duopoly with State-Owned and Labor-Managed Firms

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  • Kazuhiro Ohnishi

    (Osaka University and Institute for Basic Economic Science)

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We examine the behaviors of one state-owned welfare-maximizing firm and one labor-managed income-per-worker-maximizing firm in a two-stage mixed market model with capacity investment as a strategic instrument. In the first stage, each firm independently decides whether or not to install capacity. This capacity may subsequently be increased, but cannot be decreased. Hence, the firm¡¯s capital cost changes from a variable cost to a fixed cost. In the second stage, each firm independently chooses its actual output. We show the equilibrium of the mixed model.

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  • Kazuhiro Ohnishi, 2009. "Capacity Investment and Mixed Duopoly with State-Owned and Labor-Managed Firms," Annals of Economics and Finance, Society for AEF, vol. 10(1), pages 49-64, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:cuf:journl:y:2009:v:10:i:1:p:49-64
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    Keywords

    Capacity investment; State-owned firm; Labor-managed firm;
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    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • H42 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Publicly Provided Private Goods
    • L30 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - General

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