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When Stackelberg and Cournot Equilibria Coincide

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  • Luca Colombo
  • Paola Labrecciosa

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We compare two-stage Stackleberg with Cournot equilibrium under the assumption of quantity competition and homogeneous goods. We show that, when the curvature of the inverse market demand equals the total number of firms in the industry, the outcome of the two games coincides.

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  • Luca Colombo & Paola Labrecciosa, 2004. "When Stackelberg and Cournot Equilibria Coincide," Trinity Economics Papers 20043, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:tcd:tcduee:20043
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    1. Antonio Ruiz-Porras, 2008. "Los beneficios del liderazgo en el mercado de depositos bancarios: una comparacion entre Cournot y Stackelberg," EconoQuantum, Revista de Economia y Negocios, Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Economico Administrativas, Departamento de Metodos Cuantitativos y Maestria en Economia., vol. 4(2), pages 79-105, Enero-Jun.
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    4. Bruno Versaevel, 2015. "Alertness, Leadership, and Nascent Market Dynamics," Dynamic Games and Applications, Springer, vol. 5(4), pages 440-466, December.
    5. Davies, Ronald B., 2013. "The silver lining of red tape," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 68-76.

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    • C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games
    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets

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