Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/128707
Authors: 
Egger, Hartmut
Egger, Peter
Year of Publication: 
2001
Series/Report no.: 
WIFO Working Papers 166
Abstract: 
This paper shows that market concentration is positively related to outsourcing activities in a framework of Cournot competition with strategic outsourcing in a first stage. The theoretical priors are confirmed by rank correlation coefficients between the intermediate goods import intensity and market concentration in the EU12 countries.
Subjects: 
International outsourcing
Oligopolistic competition
JEL: 
F12
F15
F40
L13
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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