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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 ...
Union Formation and Bargaining Rules in the Labor Market
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-03)
This paper analyzes union formation in a model of bargaining between a firm and several unions. We address two questions: first, the optimal configuration of unions (their number and size) and, second, the impact of the ...
Market Power in the Spanish Electricity Auction
(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 ...
Endogenous Formation of Competing Partnership with Moral Hazard
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-09)
We analyze the formation of partnerships as a sequential choice-of-sizes game with moral hazard within coalitions; once formed, partnerships compete a la Cournot in the marketplace. We show that when moral hazard within ...