Price competition on graphs

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Adriaan R. Soetevent;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Tinbergen Institute
  • Subject: Hotelling-Modell | Graphentheorie | D43 | spatial competition | spatial competition, Hotelling, graphs | L10 | Hotelling | Preiswettbewerb | R12 | graphs | Nichtkooperatives Spiel
    • jel: jel:D43 | jel:R12 | jel:L10
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper extends Hotelling's model of price competition with quadratic transportation costs from a line to graphs. I propose an algorithm to calculate firm-level demand for any given graph, conditional on prices and firm locations. One feature of graph models of price... View more
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