Sun, Ching-jen (2005): Dynamic Price Dispersion in a Bertrand-Edgeworth Model.
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This paper considers a dynamic model of price competition in which sellers are endowed with one unit of the good and compete by posting prices in every period. Buyers each demand one unit of the good and have a common reservation price. They have full information regarding the prices posted by each firm in the market; hence, search is costless. The number of buyers coming to the market in each period is random. We characterize the dynamics of market prices and show that price dispersion persists over time.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Dynamic Price Dispersion in a Bertrand-Edgeworth Model|
|Keywords:||Price Dispersion, Search Cost, Bertrand-Edgeworth Model|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L11 - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure and Pricing > D43 - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
|Depositing User:||Ching-jen Sun|
|Date Deposited:||07. Aug 2008 09:51|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 14:51|
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