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Signalling cost with investment in compatibility

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  • Mikko Mustonen

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  • Mikko Mustonen, 2005. "Signalling cost with investment in compatibility," Netnomics, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 39-57, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:netnom:v:7:y:2005:i:1:p:39-57
    DOI: 10.1007/s11066-006-9003-1
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    Keywords

    vertical compatibility; R&D; cost signalling; L15; D82; L13;

    JEL classification:

    • L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets

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