Assessing the Significance of Telecommunication Deregulation on the Growth of Japan's Mobile Phone Market

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Yuqing Xing;

This paper analyzes the development of Japan's mobile phone market. Specifically, it focuses on the regulatory reforms of Japan's mobile communication sector and their impact on the growth of the market. The analysis based on a monopolistic competition model shows that ... View more
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