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2010 | 11 | 1 | 199-211
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Strategic substitutes and complements in cournot oligopoly with product differentiation

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We consider Cournot oligopoly with differentiated product. We develop respective sufficient conditions on the inverse demand and cost function that make the oligopoly a game of strategic substitutes when goods are substitutes and a game of strategic complementarities when goods are complements. The scope of this result is illustrated by examples. JEL classification: C72, L10, L13.
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11
Issue
1
Pages
199-211
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2010
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Publication order reference
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