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Theoretical and experimental economic analysis of collusion

Bigoni, Maria (2008) Theoretical and experimental economic analysis of collusion. Advisor: Spagnolo, Prof. Giancarlo. pp. 245. [IMT PhD Thesis]

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This research project consists in a theoretical and experimental study of oligopolistic markets. I believe that an experimental approach to this subject might help to understand the interplay of the many different factors that affect firms behavior in this context, and to analyze problems which theory does not provide a clearcut answer to. My project develops into two main parts: the first concern how firms can learn to collude tacitly, the second studies deterrence of explicit collusion.

Item Type: IMT PhD Thesis
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
PhD Course: Economics, Markets, Institutions
Identification Number: 10.6092/imtlucca/e-theses/36
NBN Number: urn:nbn:it:imtlucca-27072
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2012 14:48
URI: http://e-theses.imtlucca.it/id/eprint/36

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