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Are markets more competitive if commodities are closer substitutes?

Norbert Schulz

Are markets more competitive if commodities are closer substitutes?

by Norbert Schulz

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


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StatementNorbert Schulz.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- No. 1268
ContributionsCentre for Economic Policy Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19847582M

Schulz, Norbert, "Are Markets More Competitive if Commodities Are Closer Substitutes?," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research . I. Markets that have only a few sellers cannot be highly competitive. II. Markets with many sellers are always perfectly competitive. A) I and II are true. price has risen more than marginal revenue E) competitive firms will earn an economic profit in the long-run. B. the closer is the new equilibrium point to the old. C. Generally.

  (For more, see: Does It Still Pay to Invest in Gold? The Bottom Line  Although there are a variety of factors that can move markets, Author: Glenn Curtis. Commodities are natural resources that have a global market, most of which fall into the category of agriculture, energy, or metals. The main characteristic of commodities is that they are needed by modern societies and they greatly fluctuate in price. The commodity markets help to maintain price stability through forward and futures contracts by allowing suppliers to lock in the price of.

anything about reasonable interchangeability at a competitive price level. The crucial point is whether the other wrapping materials would have been viable substitutes from the consumers' perspective if DuPont had been forced to lower price to the competitive level. The cross price elasticity is endogenous to the producers' pricing strategies File Size: KB. A SUMMARY of trading in key commodities markets overseas: ENERGY. Oil prices have gained as market expectations grew for a European Central Bank interest rate cut this week.


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