Trade and variety in a model of endogenous product differentiation

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Lorz, Jens Oliver; Wrede, Matthias;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Univ., Dep. of Business Administration & Economics Marburg
  • Subject: Product differentiation, multi-product firms, international trade. | D43 | multi-product firms | F12 | international trade. | Product differentiation | L25
    • jel: jel:D43 | jel:F12 | jel:L25
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper sets up a model of endogenous product differentiation to analyze the variety effects of international trade. In our model multi-product firms decide not only about the number of varieties they supply but also about the degree of horizontal differentiation bet... View more
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