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Strategic procurement, openness and market structure

Garcia-Alonso, Maria D C, Levine, Paul (2008) Strategic procurement, openness and market structure. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 26 (5). pp. 1180-1190. ISSN 0167-7187. (doi:10.1016/j.ijindorg.2007.12.003) (KAR id:4654)

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Abstract

We examine strategic procurement behaviour by governments and its effect on market structure in sectors, such as defence and

between producers and non-producers, we use a modified Dixit–Stiglitz utility function with an independent taste for variety. There

domestic firms and their size through its choice of procurement price. Unlike the standard model with no independent taste for

and procurement coordination between producer countries affects firm numbers.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.ijindorg.2007.12.003
Uncontrolled keywords: Procurement; Openness; Market structure; Defence and pharmaceutical sectors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Maria Garcia-Alonso
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2008 09:42 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:40 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4654 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Garcia-Alonso, Maria D C: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4457-3332
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