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Global and Local Players in a Model of Spatial Competition
Economics Letters (2008)
  • Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne
  • Gerd Muehlheusser
Abstract
We analyze equilibrium configurations of Hotelling location games where some players compete on several markets with the same product. Such global players tend to lower product diversity across markets. The model is consistent with recent empirical findings on preference externalities.
Publication Date
2008
Citation Information
Simon Loertscher and Gerd Muehlheusser. "Global and Local Players in a Model of Spatial Competition" Economics Letters Vol. 98 Iss. 1 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/simon_loertscher/3/