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Incitations à fusionner dans un oligopole mixte asymétrique


  • Sylvain Kadohognon Ouattara

    (University of Caen Basse-Normandie - CREM-CNRS, France)


Cet article analyse les incitations à fusionner dans un oligopole mixte asymétrique constitué de deux firmes privées identiques et d'une firme publique. Sous l'hypothèse qu'il existe un écart technologique entre la firme publique et les firmes privées, nous montrons que la fusion entre ces deux types d'entreprises peut avoir lieu à condition que la firme publique ait un retard technologique et que la part d'action des propriétaires privés soit relativement grande. Ces résultats montrent le contraste avec ceux obtenus par Artz et al (2009) qui montrent que dans un triopole mixte où toutes les firmes disposent d'une technologie identique, la fusion entre entreprises publique et privée peut avoir lieu à condition que la part d'action du privé soit faible.

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  • Sylvain Kadohognon Ouattara, 2011. "Incitations à fusionner dans un oligopole mixte asymétrique," Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen) 201126, Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS.
  • Handle: RePEc:tut:cremwp:201126

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    oligopole mixte; fusion; coûts quadratiques; efficacité;

    JEL classification:

    • L00 - Industrial Organization - - General - - - General
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
    • L33 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Comparison of Public and Private Enterprise and Nonprofit Institutions; Privatization; Contracting Out

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