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Unilateral Competitive Effects of Mergers: Upward Pricing Pressure, Product Quality, and Other Extensions

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  • Robert Willig, 2011. "Unilateral Competitive Effects of Mergers: Upward Pricing Pressure, Product Quality, and Other Extensions," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 39(1), pages 19-38, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:39:y:2011:i:1:p:19-38
    DOI: 10.1007/s11151-011-9307-7
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    2. Brijesh P. Pinto & David S. Sibley, 2016. "Unilateral Effects with Endogenous Quality," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 49(3), pages 449-464, November.
    3. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, "undated". "Horizontal Mergers and Product Quality," NIPE Working Papers 07/2014, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
    4. Jeffrey T. Prince & Daniel H. Simon, 2014. "The Impact of Mergers on Quality Provision: Evidence from the Airline Industry," Working Papers 2014-07, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy.
    5. Buettner, Thomas & Federico, Giulio & Lorincz, Szabolcs, 2016. "The Use of Quantitative Economic Techniques in EU Merger Control," MPRA Paper 76384, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Niu, Shuai, 2013. "The equivalence of profit-sharing licensing and per-unit royalty licensing," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 32(C), pages 10-14.
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    9. Fotis, Panagiotis & Polemis, Michael & Eleftheriou, Konstantinos, 2015. "Upward Pricing Pressure Formulations with Logit Demand and Endogenous Partial Acquisitions," MPRA Paper 66049, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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