Horizontal merger in bilaterally duopolistic industries with differentiated products

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Z. M'Chirgui, W. Hichri
The purpose of this paper is to focus on the strategic decision as to whether or not merger is profitable according to the degree of final product differentiation in bilaterally duopolistic industries. We find that, under some conditions on the factor of substitution, a horizontal merger is profitable.
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