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Strategic Interaction and Conventions
(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 ...
Policy Coordination in an Oligopolistic Housing Market
(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 ...
Mergers in Durable Goods Industries
(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 ...
Altruism and Social Integration
We report on a two-stage experiment in which i) we first elicit the social network within a section of undergraduate students and ii) we then measure their altruistic attitudes by means of a standard Dictator game. We ...
Product Differentiation with Consumer Arbitrage
We analyze the consequences of consumers behavior concerning personal arbitrage in a spatial discrimination context where firms know the consumers distribution but cannot distinguish them by location. The firms' equilibrium ...