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      A note on bargaining power and managerial delegation in multimarket oligopolies 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; García Enríquez, Javier; Gutiérrez Hita, Carlos (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012-11)
      In a two-stage delegation game model with Nash bargaining between a manager and an owner, an equivalence result is found between this game and Fershtman and Judd's strategic delegation game (Fershtman and Judd, 1987). ...
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      A note on collusion sustainability with optimal punishments and detection lags 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Gutiérrez Hita, Carlos (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008-09)
      In this note we characterize optimal punishments with detection lags when the market consists of n oligopolistic firms. We extend a previous note by Colombo and Labrecciosa (2006) [Colombo, L., and Labrecciosa, P., 2006. ...
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      A Supply Function Competition Model for the Spanish Wholesale Electricity Market 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-10)
      We model the Spanish wholesale market as a multiplant linear supply function competition model. According to the theory, the larger generators should have supply curves for each plant which are to the left of the supply ...
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      Are Bar Associations Anticompetitive? An Empirical Analysis of Recommended Prices for Legal Services in Spain 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Zurimendi Isla, Aitor (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      The European Commission Report on Competition in Professional Services found that recommended prices by professional bodies have a significant negative effect on competition since they may facilitate the coordination of ...
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      Market Power in the Spanish Electricity Auction 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      We use hourly bid data from the Spanish day-ahead electricity auction to obtain a lower bound measure of generators' market power. Our method is not based on cost estimates but rather on the different behavior of strategic ...
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      Reform of Spain's profesional services market: Implementation of the EU Services Directive 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Zurimendi Isla, Aitor (FUNCAS, 2014-07)
      The implementation of the European Commission Services Directive initiated the modernization process of services markets within the European Union. The objective was to guarantee the creation of a single market by ensuring ...
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      Strategic Behavior and Collusion: An Application to the Spanish Electricity Market 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Gutiérrez Hita, Carlos (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      The paper has two major contributions to the theory of repeated games. First, we build a supergame oligopoly model where firms compete in supply functions, we show how collusion sustainability is affected by the presence ...
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      The Impact of Regulation on Pricing Behavior in the Spanish Electricity Market 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2010-06)
      In this paper we measure the impact of regulatory measures which affected the Spanish electricity wholesale market in the period 2002-2005. Our approach is based on the fact that regulation changes firms' incentives and ...