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    Policy Coordination in an Oligopolistic Housing Market 

    Saracho de la Torre, Ana Isabel; Usategui Díaz de Otalora, José María (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008-03)
    This paper analyzes the consequences of the interaction between two different levels of government (regulators) in the development of housing policy when their decisions determine the level of competition in the housing ...
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    Mergers in Durable Goods Industries 

    Sagasta Elorza, Amagoia; Saracho de la Torre, Ana Isabel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004)
    This paper is concerned with the study of durability as an aspect of competition and market structure that contributes to determining the incentives for mergers. We find that relative to the incentives in industries that ...
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    Strategic Interaction and Conventions 

    Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Kovarik, Jaromir; Ponti, Giovanni (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2010-06)
    The scope of the paper is the literature that employs coordination games to study social norms and conventions from the viewpoint of game theory and cognitive psychology. We claim that those two alternative approaches are ...
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    Choice of Product Variety for the Durable Goods Monopolist 

    Casado Izaga, Francisco Javier; Saracho de la Torre, Ana Isabel (1999-01)
    This paper analyzes the strategic choice of variety by a monopolist seller of a durable good as a means to mitigate his commitment problem. The monopolist chooses his product variety with a goal of ensuring that a strong ...

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