Strategic Accessibility Competition

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Bacchiega, Emanuele ; Randon, Emanuela ; Zirulia, Lorenzo (2010)
  • Publisher: Dipartimento di Scienze economiche DSE
  • Journal: (eissn: 2282-6483)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.rie.2011.12.001, doi: 10.6092/unibo/amsacta/4545
  • Subject: TRANSPORT COSTS | L90 | VERTICAL DIFFERENTIATION | Quaderni - Working Paper DSE | SECS-P/01 Economia politica | L13 | R42 | ACCESSIBILITY INVESTMENT | Accessibility Investment; Vertical Differentiation; Transport Costs
    • jel: jel:L90 | jel:R42 | jel:L13
      ddc: ddc:330

We analyze the effect of competition in market-accessibility enhancement among quality-differentiated firms. Firms are located in regions with different ex-ante transport costs to reach the final market. We characterize the equilibrium of the two-stage game in which fir... View more
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