Monotone Profitability Ranking in a Differentiated Oligopoly

Stern School of Business Working Paper No. EC-04-28

33 Pages Posted: 23 Nov 2004

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Bing Jing

New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences

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Date Written: September 2, 2004

Abstract

In a familiar setting of vertical differentiation where firms produce goods of distinct qualities at potentially different unit costs, I identify sufficient conditions for producing a higher quality good to be more (less) profitable.

Keywords: Vertical differentiation, Bertrand oligopoly, imperfect competition

JEL Classification: D43, L13

Suggested Citation

Jing, Bing, Monotone Profitability Ranking in a Differentiated Oligopoly (September 2, 2004). Stern School of Business Working Paper No. EC-04-28, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=623121 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.623121

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