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Buyer–seller networks with demand shocks and intermediation


  • Hemant Patil



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  • Hemant Patil, 2011. "Buyer–seller networks with demand shocks and intermediation," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 15(2), pages 121-145, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:reecde:v:15:y:2011:i:2:p:121-145 DOI: 10.1007/s10058-009-0097-4

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    Buyer-seller networks; Intermediation; Link sharing; D00; D51; D82; L00;

    JEL classification:

    • D00 - Microeconomics - - General - - - General
    • D51 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Exchange and Production Economies
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • L00 - Industrial Organization - - General - - - General


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