Cartel Stability and Economic Integration


This paper investigates the effect of economic integration on the ability of firms to maintain a collusive understanding about staying out of each other’s markets. The paper distinguishes among different types of trade costs: ad valorem, unit, fixed. It is shown that for a sufficient reduction of ad valorem trade costs, a cartel supported by collusion on… (More)


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@inproceedings{Schrder2003CartelSA, title={Cartel Stability and Economic Integration}, author={Philipp J. H. Schr{\"{o}der}, year={2003} }