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Una metodología unificada para el cálculo de elasticidades críticas, la definición de mercados y la simulación de fusiones horizontales

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  • Germán Coloma

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El presente trabajo desarrolla una metodología de estimación de sistemas de demanda, que sirve para calcular la elasticidad crítica a utilizar en la definición de mercados relevantes dentro de un sector en particular, y para simular los efectos unilaterales de fusiones horizontales que puedan producirse entre empresas que operan en dicho sector. Todo el método se basa en la utilización de las distintas elasticidades de largo plazo estimadas, y es esencialmente el mismo para definir los mercados y para simular las fusiones. El trabajo concluye con una ilustración empírica del método, que utiliza datos de los mercados argentinos de cerveza y de galletitas.

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  • Germán Coloma, 2009. "Una metodología unificada para el cálculo de elasticidades críticas, la definición de mercados y la simulación de fusiones horizontales," CEMA Working Papers: Serie Documentos de Trabajo. 394, Universidad del CEMA.
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    elasticidad crítica; mercado relevante; fusiones horizontales; sistemas de demanda; cerveza; galletitas.;

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    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • L66 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Food; Beverages; Cosmetics; Tobacco

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