Zhou, Haiwen (2013): Linkage Effects, Oligopolistic Competition, and Core-Periphery. Published in: Eastern Economic Journal , Vol. 39, No. 1 : pp. 93-110.
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The impact of international trade is studied in a general equilibrium model in which firms engage in oligopolistic competition and linkage effects are present. Results are derived analytically. If countries have the same technologies and the same labor endowment, core-periphery pattern arises only if the transportation costs are sufficiently low. The impact of a change of the level of the transportation costs on the welfare of developed countries is sensitive to the level of linkage effects. When the level of linkage effects is sufficiently high, a decrease of the level of the transportation costs will never decrease the welfare of developed countries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Linkage Effects, Oligopolistic Competition, and Core-Periphery|
|English Title:||Linkage Effects, Oligopolistic Competition, and Core-Periphery|
|Keywords:||Linkage effects, oligopolistic competition, core-periphery, international trade, increasing returns|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design > D43 - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F10 - General
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R10 - General
|Depositing User:||Dr. Haiwen Zhou|
|Date Deposited:||20 Mar 2017 16:59|
|Last Modified:||20 Mar 2017 17:00|
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