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Welfare in the Nash Equilibrium in Export Taxes under Bertrand Duopoly

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  • Clarke, Roger

    (Cardiff Business School)

  • Collie, David R.

    (Cardiff Business School)

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In the Eaton and Grossman (1986) model of export taxes under Bertrand duopoly, it is shown that welfare in the Nash equilibrium in export taxes is always higher than welfare under free trade for both countries.

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  • Clarke, Roger & Collie, David R., 2006. "Welfare in the Nash Equilibrium in Export Taxes under Bertrand Duopoly," Cardiff Economics Working Papers E2006/16, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Economics Section.
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    Keywords

    Trade Policy; Imperfect Competition; Oligopoly;
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    JEL classification:

    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets

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