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Inter-temporal Price Discrimination when Imports are Restricted by Quotas

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  • HOLLANDER, Abraham
  • MACDISSI, Charbel

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A dominant firm holding import quota engages in inter-temporal price discrimination when facing a competitive fringe engaged in seasonal production. This causes a welfare loss that comes in addition the loss attributable to limitation of imports below the free trade level.

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  • HOLLANDER, Abraham & MACDISSI, Charbel, 2003. "Inter-temporal Price Discrimination when Imports are Restricted by Quotas," Cahiers de recherche 2003-02, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques.
  • Handle: RePEc:mtl:montde:2003-02
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    Keywords

    quota; monoly; discrimination; dominance; dynamic;

    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

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