Measuring Conduct and Cost Parameters in the Spanish Air Transport Market
No 125, Working Papers in Economics from Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia
This paper estimates a model of airline competition for the Spanish air transport market. I test the explanatory power of alternative oligopoly models with capacity constraints. In addition, I analyse the degree of density economies. Results show that Spanish airlines conduct follows a price-leadership scheme so that it is less competitive than the Cournot solution. I also find evidence that thin routes can be considered as natural monopolies.
JEL-codes: C30 D43 L13 L93 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 27 pages
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