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Uniform Pricing Against Mill Pricing

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Author(s): Wrede M
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication year: 2003
Volume: 43
Pages range: 167-179
ISSN: 0022-4146
Language: English


This paper analyzes the co-existence of different pricing strategies. The purpose is to discuss how firms that are limited to uniform pricing affect the outcome of price competition among mill-price-setting firms. Price competition among (three) firms that are restricted to mill pricing is analyzed within the classical Hotelling framework and uniform-price-setting firms are considered as first movers. If uniform-price-setting firms deliver any good, they effectively separate mill-price-setting firms from each other. Finally, it is shown that price competition among first movers strengthens the effects of cross-type-price competition.

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APA: Wrede, M. (2003). Uniform Pricing Against Mill Pricing. Journal of Regional Science, 43, 167-179.

MLA: Wrede, Matthias. "Uniform Pricing Against Mill Pricing." Journal of Regional Science 43 (2003): 167-179.

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