Sales restriction, quality selection and the mode of competitionResearch, Preprint English OPEN
Boccard, Nicolas; Wauthy, Xavier; (2003)
- Publisher: Universitat de Girona. Departament d'Economia
Subject: Quality; Quota; Oligopolistic Competition | Oligopolis -- Models economètrics
A regulator imposing "sales restrictions" on firms competing in oligopolistic markets may enhance quality provision by the firms. Moreover, for most restrictions levels, the impact on quality selection is invariant to the mode of competition.