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The value of public information in a Cournot duopoly

  • Einy, Ezra
  • Moreno, Diego
  • Shitovitz, Benyamin

We derive alternative sufficient conditions for the value of public information to be either positive or negative in a Cournot duopoly where firms technology exhibits constant returns to scale.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 44 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 272-285

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