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Spatial Cournot Competition and Consumers' Heterogeneity: A Note


  • Corrado Benassi

    () (Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna; The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


We consider the standard model of spatial Cournot competition and show that a necessary condition for dispersion equilibria is that the distribution be not unimodal.

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  • Corrado Benassi, 2011. "Spatial Cournot Competition and Consumers' Heterogeneity: A Note," Working Paper series 05_11, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
  • Handle: RePEc:rim:rimwps:05_11

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    Spatial Cournot competition; consumers' distribution;

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    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • D40 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - General

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