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A note on the effect of consumer protection requirements on firm strategy

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  • Huric Larsen, Jesper Fredborg

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The effect of consumer protection on firms’ strategy choices in a market with perfect competition is examined in a simple model. It is found that consumer protection may lead to reduced product quality and adverse effects on firm survival.

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  • Huric Larsen, Jesper Fredborg, 2014. "A note on the effect of consumer protection requirements on firm strategy," MPRA Paper 58585, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:58585
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    Keywords

    Strategy; consumer protection; firm incentives;

    JEL classification:

    • B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics
    • L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
    • L8 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services

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