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International trade and the incentive for merger

International trade and the incentive for merger
International trade and the incentive for merger
This paper examines the profitability of horizontal merger in an open economy. We fnd that duopoly is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for domestic merger to be profitable. A cross-border merger, however, can be profitable from any market structure.
merger, international trade, oligopoly
175
University of Dundee
Chalkley, Martin
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Stewart, Geoff
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Chalkley, Martin
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Stewart, Geoff
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Chalkley, Martin and Stewart, Geoff (2004) International trade and the incentive for merger (Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics, 175) Dundee, UK. University of Dundee 10pp.

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Abstract

This paper examines the profitability of horizontal merger in an open economy. We fnd that duopoly is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for domestic merger to be profitable. 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

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Local EPrints ID: 34525
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/34525
PURE UUID: e1056a6b-f550-4a9c-80a1-5d879542d759

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Date deposited: 15 May 2006
Last modified: 22 Jun 2021 16:31

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Author: Martin Chalkley
Author: Geoff Stewart

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