The Strategic Use of Tying to Preserve and Create Market Power in Evolving Industries

Abstract

This paper investigates how the tying of complementary products can be used to both preserve and create monopoly positions, where our focus is on the use of tying to deter the entry of efficient producers. We first show how a firm that is a monopolist of a product in the current period can use tying to preserve its monopoly position in the future. We then… (More)

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@inproceedings{Carlton1999TheSU, title={The Strategic Use of Tying to Preserve and Create Market Power in Evolving Industries}, author={Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman}, year={1999} }