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A New Method for Estimating Market Power with an Application to Norwegian Sawmilling

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  • Subal Kumbhakar

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  • Sjur Baardsen

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  • Gudbrand Lien

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  • Subal Kumbhakar & Sjur Baardsen & Gudbrand Lien, 2012. "A New Method for Estimating Market Power with an Application to Norwegian Sawmilling," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 40(2), pages 109-129, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:40:y:2012:i:2:p:109-129
    DOI: 10.1007/s11151-012-9339-7
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    1. Germeshausen, Robert & Panke, Timo & Wetzel, Heike, 2014. "Investigating the Influence of Firm Characteristics on the Ability to Exercise Market Power - A Stochastic Frontier Analysis Approach with an Application to the Iron Ore Market," EWI Working Papers 2014-17, Energiewirtschaftliches Institut an der Universitaet zu Koeln (EWI).
    2. Lopez, Rigoberto A. & Zheng, Hualu & Azzam, Azzeddine, 2015. "Oligopoly Power in the Food Industries Revisited: A Stochastic Frontier Approach," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205113, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    3. Stavrakoudis, Athanassios & Panagiotou, Dimitrios, 2016. "A stochastic frontier estimator of the aggregate degree of market power exerted by the U.S. beef and pork packing industries," MPRA Paper 75997, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Scalco, Paulo R. & Lopez, Rigoberto A. & He, Xi, 2017. "Stochastic Frontier Estimation of Buyer Power: An Application to the Brazilian Milk Market," 2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois 259154, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    5. Čechura, Lukáš & Žáková Kroupová, Zdeňka & Hockmann, H., 2015. "Market Power in the European Dairy Industry," AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Economics and Management, vol. 0(Number 4), pages 1-9, December.
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    8. Subir Bairagi & Azzeddine Azzam, 2014. "Does the Grameen Bank exert market power over borrowers?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(12), pages 866-869, August.
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    Keywords

    Input distance function; Market failure; Market power; Sawmilling; Stochastic frontier; L11; L12; L73; D22; C54;

    JEL classification:

    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L12 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Monopoly; Monopolization Strategies
    • L73 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction - - - Forest Products
    • D22 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis
    • C54 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Quantitative Policy Modeling

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