EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

La théorie de l'oligopole de Sylos Labini: diversité des interprétations et prolongements possibles

Richard Arena

Revue d'économie industrielle, 2007, vol. n° 118, issue 2, 4-4

Abstract: This paper is concerned with the reception and interpretation of Paolo Sylos Labini’s theory of oligopoly since its inception. The most striking feature of the history of this reception is that, following a series of successive reinterpretations, the scope of his approach was gradually reduced such that his initial message was practically forgotten, and eventually lost, notably in the context of modern approaches to microeconomic industrial theory. Contraty to what a naïve observer might assume, this disappearance is not the result of progress in economic analysis, but rather of the evolution, and eventual consolidation, of the analysis of oligopolies around a specific research programme – one that is very far removed from Sylos Labini’s original approach and concerns. This paper also aims to recall and set out the main features of this original approach and of its specificity.

Keywords: Oligopoly Theory; Game Theory; Theory of Contestable Markets; Classical Approach; Barriers to Entry; Strategic Interaction; Objectivism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.cairn.info/load_pdf.php?ID_ARTICLE=REI_118_0004 (application/pdf)
http://www.cairn.info/revue-d-economie-industrielle-2007-2-page-4.htm (text/html)
free

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cai:reidbu:rei_118_0004

Access Statistics for this article

More articles in Revue d'économie industrielle from De Boeck Université
Series data maintained by Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire ().

 
Page updated 2018-03-25
Handle: RePEc:cai:reidbu:rei_118_0004