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Dynamic Multilateral Markets

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  • Arnold Polanski

    (University of East Anglia)

  • Emiliya A. Lazarova

    (University of Birmingham)

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We study dynamic multilateral markets, in which players' payoffs result from coalitional bargaining. We establish payoff uniqueness of stationary equilibria and the emergence of endogenous cooperation structures when traders experience some degree of (heterogeneous) bargaining frictions. When we focus on market games with different player types, we derive, under mild conditions, an explicit formula for each type's equilibrium payoff as market frictions vanish. We further apply this methodology to the analysis of labor markets. From our general results, we can determine the endogenous composition of the equilibrium firm and the remuneration scheme.

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  • Arnold Polanski & Emiliya A. Lazarova, 2013. "Dynamic Multilateral Markets," University of East Anglia Applied and Financial Economics Working Paper Series 039, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
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    JEL classification:

    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games
    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
    • J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
    • L20 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - General

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