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Title: Environmental Technological Choice in a Cournot-Bertrand Model
Authors: Asproudis, Elias
Filippiadis, Eleftherios
Type: Article
Subjects: FRASCATI::Social sciences::Economics and Business::Economics
Keywords: Oligopoly theory
Environment
Technological choice
Competition
Cournot-Bertrand
Issue Date: 2020
Source: Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade
Abstract: This paper investigates the abatement technology choice in Cournot-Bertrand, as well as in pure Cournot and Bertrand duopolies. It is argued that, under certain conditions, the Bertrand firm will choose a “dirtier” technology compared to its Cournot rival. Furthermore, when competing in quantities, firms choose greener technologies than when competing in prices. This is because higher abatement rates make a firm choosing quantity relatively more aggressive than a firm choosing price, irrespective of the strategic variable of its rival. Moreover, it is shown that the introduction of abatement technologies will increase total output in the market and decrease total emissions.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10842-020-00339-z
https://ruomo.lib.uom.gr/handle/7000/698
ISSN: 1566-1679
1573-7012
Other Identifiers: 10.1007/s10842-020-00339-z
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