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Network Effects and the Impact of Trade Liberalization

  • Toru Kikuchi

    ()

    (Kobe University)

  • Chiharu Kobayashi

    ()

    (Doshisha University)

In this note, we examine how trade liberalization affects the profits of firms in the presence of network effects. We will show that, contrary to conclusions in the previous literature, trade liberalization between identical countries increases firms' profits despite intesified competition.

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Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 1-7

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