Reflecting on Market Size and Entry under Oligopoly

  • Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar
Conference paper
Part of the New Economic Windows book series (NEW)


In a homogeneous product market with n firms we explore the following. How do the equilibriumconfigurations change with increase in market size and with entry of additional firms? Regarding the effects of increase in market size, we prove some counterintuitive results. On the effects of entry, we reaffirm the existing results in the literature and reinterpret them. In all cases we provide illustrative examples.


Demand Curve Market Size Rightward Shift Marginal Revenue Strategic Substitute 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar
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  1. 1.Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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