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Mixed oligopolies and collusion

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  • Stefano Colombo

    (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

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We introduce a firm partially owned by the government in a dynamic model of collusion between a subset of private firms. We show that increasing the public ownership of the non-colluding firm may help collusion between the private firms.

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  • Stefano Colombo, 2016. "Mixed oligopolies and collusion," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 118(2), pages 167-184, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:118:y:2016:i:2:d:10.1007_s00712-015-0467-z
    DOI: 10.1007/s00712-015-0467-z
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    Mixed oligopolies; Collusion;

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    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets

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