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Downstream Competition, Foreclosure and Vertical Integration

  • Gilles Chemla

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  • Gilles Chemla

    (DRM - Dauphine Recherches en Management - CNRS : UMR7088 - Université Paris IX - Paris Dauphine)

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    This paper shows that dominant firms may wish to encourage competition in vertically-related markets. It shows that firms' incentives to vertically integrate other firms depends on the competitive environment.

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    Date of creation: 2003
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    Publication status: Published, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2003, 12, 2, 261-289.
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00679847
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