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dc.contributor.authorMoretto, Micheleen_US
dc.contributor.authorRossini, Gianpaoloen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-06-11en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-29T08:55:57Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-29T08:55:57Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/40644-
dc.description.abstractThe main aim of the paper is to highlight the relation between flexibility and vertical integration. To this purpose, we go through the selection of the optimal degree of vertical disintegration of a flexible firm which operates in a dynamic uncertain environment. The enterprise we model enjoys flexibility since it can switch from a certain amount of disintegration to vertical integration and viceversa. This means that the firm never loses vertical control, i.e., the ability to produce all inputs even when it buys them in the market. This sort of flexibility makes for results which are somehow contrary to the Industrial Organization recent literature and closer to the Operations Research results. In this sense we provide a bridge between the two approaches and rescue Industrial Organization from counterintuitive conclusions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherFondazione Eni Enrico Matteien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNota di lavoro // Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei: ETA, Economic theory and applications 2008,37en_US
dc.subject.jelL24en_US
dc.subject.jelG31en_US
dc.subject.jelC61en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordVertical Integrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordOutsourcingen_US
dc.subject.keywordEntryen_US
dc.subject.keywordFlexibilityen_US
dc.subject.stwVertikale Konzentrationen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktionsplanungen_US
dc.subject.stwFlexibilitäten_US
dc.subject.stwOutsourcingen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensorganisationen_US
dc.subject.stwOperations Researchen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleVertical integration and operational flexibilityen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn568802527en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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