Reaction Functions under Quantity Competition in International Mixed Triopolies

Document Type: Original Research

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Institute for Basic Economic Science, Osaka, Japan

Abstract

This paper considers an economy in which a state-owned public firm, a domestic private firm and a foreign private firm compete in output levels. The paper examines the firms’ reaction functions in the economy. As a result of this analysis, the paper shows that there is a mixed triopoly in which the state-owned public firm acts as a strategic complementor to the domestic private firm’s output, that is, its reaction function is upward sloping.  

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