Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/159149
Authors: 
Lambertini, Luca
Orsi, Raimondello
Year of Publication: 
1998
Series/Report no.: 
Quaderni - Working Paper DSE 306
Abstract: 
We investigate the role of positional effects in a market for vertically differentiated goods. We consider the two alternative settings, a single-product monopoly and a single-product duopoly. We evaluate the performance of both regimes against social planning. Contrary to conventional wisdom, we establish that it can be socially inefficient to expand the product range.
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Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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