Harold Houba

VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics

De Boelelaan 1105

Amsterdam, 1081 HV

Netherlands

http://personal.vu.nl/h.e.d.houba/

VU University Amsterdam, Tinbergen Institute

De Boelelaan 1105

Amsterdam, 1081 HV

Netherlands

http://personal.vu.nl/h.e.d.houba/

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The Role of Legal Principles in the Economic Analysis of Competition Policy

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-002
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Washington
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Antitrust enforcement, Antitrust Law, Cartel, Oligopoly, Repeated game

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Maximal Cartel Pricing and Leniency Programs

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-046, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 08-120/1
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Cartel, Antitrust Policy, Antitrust Law, Leniency Program, Self-reporting, re-peated game

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The Effects of Leniency on Maximal Cartel Pricing

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2009-038
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2009
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Cartel, Antitrust, Competition Policy, Leniency Program, Self-reporting, Repeated Game

The Effects of Leniency on Maximal Cartel Pricing

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 09-081/1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Sep 2009
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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cartel, antitrust, competition policy, leniency program, self-reporting, repeated game

Antitrust Enforcement and Marginal Deterrence

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 11-166/1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 86 (301,422)
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antitrust enforcement, antitrust law, cartel, oligopoly, repeated game

Antitrust Enforcement and Marginal Deterrence

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2011-056
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Antitrust Policy, Antitrust Law, Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection, Stochastic and Dynamic Games, Repeated Games

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Antitrust Enforcement Under Endogenous Fines and Price-Dependent Detection Probabilities

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-020
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Repeated Game, Cartel, Antitrust, Competition Policy

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The Effects of Leniency on Cartel Pricing

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-146/II
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Washington
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Cartel, Antitrust, Competition Policy, Leniency Program, Self-reporting, Repeated Game

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The Unique-Lowest Sealed-Bid Auction

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2008
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Tinbergen Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Auctions, Sealed-Bid Auction, Evolutionary Stability, Endogenous Entry, Maximin

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Legal Principles in Antitrust Enforcement

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-178/II
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Washington
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Antitrust enforcement, Antitrust Law, Cartel, Oligopoly, Repeated game

Legal Principles in Antitrust Enforcement

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 120, Issue 3, pp. 859-893, 2018
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Washington
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Antitrust enforcement, antitrust law, cartel, oligopoly, repeated game

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Perfect Equilibria in a Negotiation Model with Different Time Preferences

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 06-028/1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Harold Houba and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Bargaining, Negotiation, Time Preference, Endogenous Threats

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The Economics of Transboundary River Management

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-132/VIII
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Erik Ansink and Harold Houba
affiliation not provided to SSRN and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
Downloads 72 (331,740)
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River sharing problem, River claims problem, Fairness, Efficiency, Sustainability, Water allocation agreement, Bargaining, Water trade, Sharing rules, Axiomatic approach

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Competitive Prices as Profit-Maximizing Cartel Prices

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-047/1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 May 2010
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Antitrust enforcement, Cartel, Oligopoly, Repeated game

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Asymmetric Nash Solutions in the River Sharing Problem

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-051/II
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Harold Houba, Gerard van der Laan and Yuyu Zeng
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and VU University Amsterdam
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River Basin Management, International Water Law, Negotiations, Externalities, Political Economy of Property Rights

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Extreme Equilibria in a General Negotiation Model

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 07-070/1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Sep 2007
Harold Houba and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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bargaining, negotiation, time preference, endogenous threats

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The Condorcet Paradox Revisited

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-026/1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Bargaining, Condorcet Paradox, Consistent Subgame Perfect Equilibrium, Risk Aversion, Compromise Prone

The Condorcet Paradox Revisited

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 May 2013
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Bargaining, Condorcet Paradox, Stationary Subgame Perfect Equilibrium, Delay, Risk Aversion

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Antitrust Enforcement and Marginal Deterrence

Discussion Paper Tinbergen Institute 11-166/II
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (426,963)
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Antitrust enforcement, Antitrust Law, Cartel, Oligopoly, Repeated game

Antitrust Enforcement and Marginal Deterrence

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2011-056
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2017
Evgenia Motchenkova, Harold Houba and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics, VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 11 (614,159)

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Antitrust enforcement, Antitrust Law, Cartel, Oligopoly, Repeated Game

Market Power in Bilateral Oligopoly Markets with Nonexpandable Infrastructures

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2012-041
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics, VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Assignment Games, Infrastructure, Negotiations, Non-Linear Pricing, Market Power

Market Power in Bilateral Oligopoly Markets with Nonexpandable Infrastructures

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-139/II
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics, VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Assignment Games, Infrastructure, Negotiations, Non-Linear Pricing, Market Power, Countervailing Power

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Assessing the Economic and Political Impacts of Climate Change on International River Basins Using Surface Wetness in the Zambezi and Mekong Basins

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-005/II
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Weather Predict Consulting, University of California, Riverside (UCR), Florida International University (FIU), VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Resource Data Incorporated
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runoff; remote sensing; surface wetness, hydrological variability; international relations; microwaves, economic optimization, international river basins; Mekong; Zambezi

Computing Alternating Offers and Water Prices in Bilateral River Basin Management

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 06-095/1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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International River Management, Negotiation Theory, Game Theory, Computations, Non-transferable utility, Property rights, Walrasian equilibrium prices, Applied General Equilibrium model

Computing Alternating Offers and Water Prices in Bilateral River Basin Management

International Game Theory Review, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 257-278, 2008
Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics

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Bilateral river basin management, alternating offers, computation, water prices, walrasian equilibrium, second welfare theorem, property rights, non-transferable utility C72, C78, D50, D58

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Costless Delay in Negotiations

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Bargaining, existence, one-stage-deviation principle, dynamic programming, recursive equations, Markov Decision Theory

Costless Delay in Negotiations

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-010/II
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Bargaining, existence, one-stage-deviation principle, dynamic programming, recursive equations, Markov Decision Theory

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Market Power in Water Markets

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-054/1
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 May 2010
Erik Ansink and Harold Houba
affiliation not provided to SSRN and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Water markets, oligopoly, market power, Cournot-Walras equilibrium

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Environmental Damage and Price Taking Behaviour by Firms and Consumers

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 09-029/1, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 878
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Harold Houba and Hans Kremers
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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environmental damage, substitution effects, income effects, Slutky's equations, equilibrium

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Alternating Offers in Economic Environments

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2005-064/1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Bargaining, Negotiation, Alternating offers, subgame perfect equilibrium, Nash bargaining solution, Maximum Theorem, Applied General Equilibrium

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Stochastic Orders of Proposing Players in Bargaining

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 05-063/1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Bargaining, negotiation, alternating offers, Markov process, subgame perfect equilibrium, Nash bargaining solution, maximum theorem

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Note on 'Competition in Two-Sided Markets'

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-080/II
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Yuyu Zeng, Harold Houba and Gerard van der Laan
VU University Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Competition economics, two-sided market

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Damming Trans-Boundary Rivers: A Welfare Analysis of Conflict and Cooperation

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2016-090/II
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Oct 2016
VU University Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and UNESCO-IHE
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Trans-boundary river basin management, Institutional factors, Dams, Externalities, Welfare analysis, Conflict and cooperation

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Stone Age Equilibrium

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Harold Houba and Hans-Peter Weikard
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Wageningen UR - School of Social Sciences
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Power, Exchange Economy, Coercive Trade, Voluntary Trade, Power to Take

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Sustainable Agreements on Stochastic River Flow

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-182/II
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Harold Houba and Erik Ansink
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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river sharing, sustainable agreements, repeated sequential game, Folk Theorem, water allocation, renegotiation-proofness

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Capacity Choice of Dams Under Rivalry Use and Externalities

TI Discussion Paper 2014-143/II
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Harold Houba, Kim Hang Pham Do and Xueqin Zhu
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Massey University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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OR in environment and climate change, river-basin management, dam capacity, welfare optimization, externalities

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The Condercet Paradox Revisited

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 May 2011
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
Downloads 20 (533,847)

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Bargaining, Condorcet Paradox, Consistent Subgame Perfect Equilibrium, Risk Aversion, Compromise Prone

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A Bargaining Experiment with Asymmetric Institutions and Preferences

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-071/II
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Aaron Kamm and Harold Houba
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi and VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics
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Committees; Indivisibilities; Institutions, Preferences; Quantal Response Equilibrium; Condorcet Paradox

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International Environmental Agreements for River Sharing Problems

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-157/II
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Harold Houba, Gerard van der Laan and Yuyu Zeng
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and VU University Amsterdam
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Coalitional Bargaining Game, International Environmental Agreements, River Sharing Problems, Markov Perfect Equilibrium, Efficiency, Monopoly

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Saving Private Pareto

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 13-053/2
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Ghent University - Department of Social Economics and Wageningen UR - School of Social Sciences
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jungle economy, withholding, coercion, power

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Pareto Efficiency in the Jungle

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-144/II
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Amsterdam University College - VU University Amsterdam and Wageningen UR - School of Social Sciences
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power, coercion, jungle economy, farsightedness, withholding

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Market Power in Bilateral Oligopoly Markets With Non-expandable Infrastructures

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2019-070/VII
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Oct 2019
Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics, VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Assignment Games, Infrastructure, Non-linear pricing, Market Power, Negotiations

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Can Negotiations Prevent Fish Wars?

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 24, pp. 1265-1280, July 2000
Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Harold Houba, Koos Sneek and Felix Várdy
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Tragedy of the commons, Fish quota, Variable threats, Markov perfect equilibrium

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Research Articles: Counter Intuitive Results in a Simple Model of Wage Negotiations

Economic Theory, Vol. 17, Issue 1
Posted: 27 Jun 2001
Harold Houba and A. Gijsbert C. van Lomwel
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Center Applied Research, Tilburg University

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Wage bargaining, Wage dynamics, Chaos, Strike, Cyclic behavior