The strategic value of partial vertical integration

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Fiocco, Raffaele;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d'Economia
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5282/ubm/epub.18457
  • Subject: vertical mergers | partial vertical integration | Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems | asymmetric information | L42 | Informació -- Aspectes econòmics | L13 | 33 - Economia | Competència econòmica | vertical restraints | C6 - Kommunikations- und Transporttechnologien, Industrie- und Regionalstruktur | product differentiation | asymmetric information; partial vertical integration; product differentiation; vertical mergers; vertical restraints | D82
    • jel: jel:D82 | jel:L42 | jel:L13
      ddc: ddc:330

We investigate the strategic incentives for partial vertical integration, namely, partial ownership agreements between manufacturers and retailers, when retailers privately know their costs and engage in differentiated good price competition. The partial misalignm... View more
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