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Stable market structures from merger activities in mixed oligopoly with asymmetric costs

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  • Yoshio Kamijo
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  • Yoshio Kamijo & Yasuhiko Nakamura, 2009. "Stable market structures from merger activities in mixed oligopoly with asymmetric costs," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 98(1), pages 1-24, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:98:y:2009:i:1:p:1-24
    DOI: 10.1007/s00712-009-0074-y
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    Keywords

    Mixed oligopoly; Merger; Asymmetric cost; Core of market structures; L11; L32; L41;
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    JEL classification:

    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L32 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Public Enterprises; Public-Private Enterprises
    • L41 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Monopolization; Horizontal Anticompetitive Practices

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