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Feedback Equilibria in a Dynamic Renewable Resource Oligopoly: Pre-Emption, Voracity and Exhaustion

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  • Luca Lambertini

    (Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy; ENCORE, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB), Spain; RCEA, Rimini, Italy)

  • Andrea Mantovani

    (Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy; Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB), Spain; RCEA, Rimini, Italy)

Abstract

We revisit Benchekroun (2008) to describe a differential oligopoly game of resource extraction under static, linear feedback and nonlinear feedback strategies, to show that (i) feedback rules entail resource exhaustion for a finite number of firms; and (ii) feedback strategies are more aggressive than static ones as long as the resource stock is large enough, in accordance with the acquired view based on the traditional pre-emption argument associated with feedback information.

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  • Luca Lambertini & Andrea Mantovani, 2013. "Feedback Equilibria in a Dynamic Renewable Resource Oligopoly: Pre-Emption, Voracity and Exhaustion," Working Paper series 56_13, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
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    dynamic oligopoly; renewable resources; feedback strategies;
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    JEL classification:

    • C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
    • Q2 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation

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