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The plant size problem and monopoly pricing

  • Demichelis, Stefano Istituto di ricerche economiche (IRE), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Tarola, Ornella Istituto di ricerche economiche (IRE), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    2004

19 p

English This paper is concerned with the so called ”plant-size problem”: a demand increasing over time has to be served by a firm when there are economies of scale in plant construction. Generally the operating firm is assumed to be a cost-minimizer. We depart from this by supposing that it is a profit-maximizer, namely can manipulate demand through its own price. For the properties of a simultaneous... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
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  • RERO DOC 5203
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