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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 article examines the profitability of horizontal merger in an open economy with Cournot competition. We find 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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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 (2010) International trade and the incentive for merger. Applied Economics. (doi:10.1080/00036840903527171).

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This article examines the profitability of horizontal merger in an open economy with Cournot competition. We find 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: 2 February 2010

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Local EPrints ID: 79222
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/79222
ISSN: 0003-6846
PURE UUID: 10143417-5fb2-441d-ba3c-b40843b77058

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:19

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