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Strategic technology choice in regulated markets with demand uncertainty


  • Debora Di Gioacchino



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  • Debora Di Gioacchino, 2008. "Strategic technology choice in regulated markets with demand uncertainty," Empirica, Springer;Austrian Institute for Economic Research;Austrian Economic Association, vol. 35(2), pages 145-164, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:empiri:v:35:y:2008:i:2:p:145-164 DOI: 10.1007/s10663-007-9054-z

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    Strategic interactions; Technology choice; Regulation; Demand uncertainty; L51; L10; D21;

    JEL classification:

    • L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
    • L10 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - General
    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory


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