The Continuous Hotelling Pure Location Game with Elastic Demand Revisited

  • Pierre von MoucheEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12095)


The Hotelling pure location game has been revisited. It is assumed that there are two identical players, strategy sets are one-dimensional, and demand as a function of distance is constant or strictly decreasing. Besides qualitative properties of conditional payoff functions, attention is given to the structure of the equilibrium set, best-response correspondences and the existence of potentials.


Hotelling game Potential game Pure Nash equilibrium existence Principle of Minimum Differentiation 


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  1. 1.Wageningen UniversiteitWageningenThe Netherlands

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