Oligopolies

An oligopoly (ολιγοπώλιο) (Greek: ὀλίγοι πωλητές "few authorities") is a market form wherein a market or industry is dominated by a small group of large sellers (oligopolists). Oligopolies can result from various forms of collusion that reduce market competition which then leads to higher prices for consumers and lower wages for the employees of oligopolies. Oligopolies have their own market structure.With few sellers, each oligopolist is likely to be aware of the actions of the others. According to game theory, the decisions of one firm therefore influence and are influenced by decisions of other firms. Strategic planning by oligopolists needs …

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World Bank Group · 28 May 2024 English

This technical background paper delves into the role and importance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) within Africa's digital economy, along with the potential risks they pose to competition and market dynamics. …

involved and are thus often described as “natural oligopolies”. For example, the deployment of fiber-optic


World Bank Group · 19 May 2024 English

This technical background paper delves into the role and importance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) within Africa's digital economy, along with the potential risks they pose to competition and market dynamics. …

involved and are thus often described as “natural oligopolies”. For example, the deployment of fiber-optic


OCC: Ontario Chamber of Commerce · 6 May 2024 English

While the cost of diesel fuel is exchanged for the cost of recharging batteries, the net operating cost of the mine is reduced given the size of the ventilation system …

the government collects. 3. Prevent private oligopolies from rising: Ensure market is accessible to retailers


CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 29 April 2024 English

In the The Government of Canada has recently concluded wake of similar competition reform exercises in a comprehensive review of and made initial peer jurisdictions, global macroeconomic shifts updates to …

Moving from the private sector and reflecting and oligopolies in spite of the Competition Act, the potential


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 18 April 2024 English

Industries with significant scale economies or learning-by-doing may come to be dominated by a single firm. Economists have studied how likely this is to happen, and whether it is efficient, …

Trade and Industrial Policy To- wards Dynamic Oligopolies,” Economic Journal, 110(463), 484–508. Pakes


Notre Europe: Notre Europe · 16 April 2024 English

My analysis intentionally does not exceed the scope of the mandate received from the EU Council and the Commission - developed under the present Belgian, Spanish, and Hungarian trio Presidency …

certain sectors have seen the formation of oligopolies or duopolies, such as in the realms of rating


World Bank Group · 10 April 2024 English

Latin America and the Caribbean has made slow but consistent progress addressing the imbalances induced by the pandemic in an international environment that is just now showing signs of stabilizing. …

power ensuing from the privatization of public oligopolies and monopolies was not effectively countered


The Geneva Association · 9 April 2024 English

Insuring climate technologies

(if any). structural (e.g. existing monopolies/oligopolies) barriers to entry in willing investors, availability (if any). structural (e.g. existing monopolies/oligopolies) barriers to entry in willing investors, availability


IADB: Inter-American Development Bank · 8 April 2024 English

The relationship between firms and inequality has been a focus of recent attention globally. This chapter summarizes basic facts about this relationship for Latin America. Unlike advanced economies where superstar …

CC BY 3.0 IGO. Ganapati, S. (2021). Growing oligopolies, prices, output, and productivity. American


The Geneva Association · 8 April 2024 English

Insuring climate technologies

(if any). structural (e.g. existing monopolies/oligopolies) barriers to entry in willing investors, availability (if any). structural (e.g. existing monopolies/oligopolies) barriers to entry in willing investors, availability


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