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Vertical Integration and Shared Facilities in Unregulated Industries

I this paper we consider a market situation in which initially there is an unintegrated monopoly upstream entry and vertical integration. The equilibrium entry mode -sharing the incumbent facility or building a new facility- is derived as well as the equilibrium market structure. Several policy prescriptions are set forth.

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Paper provided by Ilades-Georgetown University, Universidad Alberto Hurtado/School of Economics and Bussines in its series ILADES-Georgetown University Working Papers with number inv153.

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Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2004
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Handle: RePEc:ila:ilades:inv153
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