Welfare effects of outsourcing in duopolistic markets

Jan König
This paper shows the strategic aspects of international outsourcing in a duopolistic market. Due to different costs of integrated production and outsourcing, the choice of a firm influences the strategy of the competitor via the output price. Therefore, the resulting market constellation depends on the fixed costs and the difference between marginal costs. We show that the three market constellations, both firms produce integrated, both use outsourcing and the firms operate with different strategies are...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.