Vertical integration and knowledge disclosure
Chrysovalantou Milliou () and
Emmanuel Petrakis ()
Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 177, issue C, 9-13
We explore the incentives of a vertically integrated firm to disclose its advanced downstream technology to its downstream customer-rival. We show that such incentives are present under both price and quantity competition. We also show that knowledge disclosure can discourage foreclosure.
Keywords: Vertical integration; Foreclosure; Knowledge disclosure (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L12 L13 L22 L42 D43 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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