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Fob Or Uniform Delivered Pricing: Strategic Choice And Welfare Effects

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  • Zhang, Mingxia
  • Sexton, Richard J.

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In most spatial markets, firms use either FOB or uniform delivered pricing, so the competitive factors motivating this choice and its welfare implications are important research questions. Prior work on duopoly using inelastic demands leads to biased results and our model on duopsony with elastic supply eliminates the bias.

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  • Zhang, Mingxia & Sexton, Richard J., 1999. "Fob Or Uniform Delivered Pricing: Strategic Choice And Welfare Effects," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21667, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    Demand and Price Analysis; Marketing;

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