R&D versus output subsidies in mixed markets
Dusanee Kesavayuth () and
Vasileios Zikos ()
Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 2, 293-296
We analyse the relative welfare effects of an R&D and an output subsidy in a mixed duopoly. We show that an R&D subsidy is beneficial for society as a whole, and socially superior to an output subsidy, when spillovers are sufficiently high. Otherwise, an output subsidy is socially superior.
Keywords: R&D subsidies; Output subsidies; Mixed duopoly; Spillovers (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L31 L32 O38 L13 L50 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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