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International trade and the incentive for merger

Chalkley, Martin and Stewart, Geoff (2004) International trade and the incentive for merger , Dundee, UK University of Dundee 10pp. (Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics, 175).

Record type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)


This paper examines the proftability of horizontal merger in an open economy. We fnd that duopoly is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for domestic merger to be proftable. A cross-border merger, however, can be profitable from any market structure.

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Published date: 2004
Additional Information: JEL classifcation: L4, F2
Keywords: merger, international trade, oligopoly


Local EPrints ID: 34525
PURE UUID: e1056a6b-f550-4a9c-80a1-5d879542d759

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Date deposited: 15 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:50

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Author: Martin Chalkley
Author: Geoff Stewart

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