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A Characterization of the Negative Welfare Effects of Cost Reduction in Cournot Oligopoly


  • Jingang Zhao


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  • Jingang Zhao, 1999. "A Characterization of the Negative Welfare Effects of Cost Reduction in Cournot Oligopoly," Working Papers 99-06, Ohio State University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:osu:osuewp:99-06

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