Nicolas Boccard

University of Girona

Associate Professor

FCEE, Campus de Montilivi

Girona, 17071

Spain

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The Cost of Nuclear Electricity: France after Fukushima

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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2.

Equilibrium Vertical Differentiation in a Bertrand Model with Capacity Precommitment

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Xavier Wauthy and Nicolas Boccard
University St. Louis and University of Girona
Downloads 95 (218,515)

Abstract:

vertical differentiation, capacity, Bertrand competition

3.

On Efficiency, Concentration and Welfare

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2009
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
Downloads 79 (244,236)

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Merger, Efficiency, Concentration, Welfare, Antitrust, Competition

4.

Import Quotas Foster Product Imitation in Vertically Differentiated Duopolies

CEREC DP 2000/01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2001
Xavier Wauthy and Nicolas Boccard
University St. Louis and University of Girona
Downloads 78 (259,141)
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Abstract:

International Trade, Quality, Optimal Quota, Price Competition

5.

Entry under Capacity Limitation and Vertical Differentiation: Return of the Judo Economics

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Xavier Wauthy and Nicolas Boccard
University St. Louis and University of Girona
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Abstract:

Entry, Quality, Differentiation, Bertrand-Edgeworth Competition

6.

On Royalty Licensing

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
Downloads 48 (313,930)

Abstract:

Patent licensing, Royalty, Cournot Oligopoly

7.

Duality of Welfare and Profit Maximization

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
Downloads 44 (343,019)

Abstract:

Duality, Welfare, Regulation, Ramsey-Boiteux

8.

Regulating Quality by Regulating Quantity: A Case against Minimum Quality Standards

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2008
Nicolas Boccard and Xavier Wauthy
University of Girona and University St. Louis
Downloads 31 (384,400)

Abstract:

quality, minimum quality standards, price competition

9.

Optimal Quotas, Price Competition and Products' Attributes

Japanese Economic Review, Vol. 54, pp. 395-408, December 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Dec 2003
Nicolas Boccard and Xavier Wauthy
University of Girona and University St. Louis
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10.

Audit Competition in Insurance Oligopolies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3478
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Sep 2002
Nicolas Boccard and Patrick Legros
University of Girona and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
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Oligopoly, insurance fraud, audit

11.

Enforcing Domestic Quality Dominance through Quotas

Review of International Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 250-261, May 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Apr 2005
Nicolas Boccard and Xavier Wauthy
University of Girona and University St. Louis
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12.

Quality Choice, Sales Restriction and the Mode of Competition

Manchester School, Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 64-84, January 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Apr 2006
Nicolas Boccard and Xavier Wauthy
University of Girona and University St. Louis
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13.

The Growth of Computational Services

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
Downloads 11 (459,779)

Abstract:

computer, productivity, Hedonic Pricing

14.

Safety along the Energy Chain

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Abstract:

Energy-related severe accident; Comparative risk assessment; Wind Power

15.

Natural Disasters Over France: An Inter-Temporal Assessment

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Abstract:

Natural Disaster, Resilience, Risk Management, Climate Change, Economic Cost, Insurance, Development

16.

The Landau Legacy: From Chess to Pagerank

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Multi-criteria Decision Making, Social Choice, Perron-Frobenius, Ranking, Chess, Bibliometrics, Social Influence, Networks

17.

Social Indicators of Wellbeing

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Human Development, Wellbeing, Composite Indices, Voting, Condorcet, Social Choice

18.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Abstract:

Well-Being, Happiness, Human Development, Economic Development, Quality of Life, Environment

19.

Economic Implications of Wind Power Intermittency

Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics, Shogren, J.F., (ed.) Amsterdam: Elsevier, volume 1, pp. 173-183, 2013
Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona

Abstract:

Electricity, Intermittency, Adequacy, Reliability, Demand-supply balance

20.

Economic Properties of Wind Power: A European Assessment

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Oct 2008
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Electricity, Renewables, Network Externalities, Industrial Organization

21.

Capacity Factor of Wind Power: Realized Values vs. Estimates

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Nicolas Boccard
University of Girona
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Electricity, Renewables, Planning

22.

Racial Discrimination and Redlining in Cities

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 48, No. 2, September 2000
Posted: 10 Jul 2001
Yves Zenou and Nicolas Boccard
Stockholm University and University of Girona

Abstract:

urban equilibrium, access costs, spatial mismatch, urban unemployment