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Distance, Demand, and Oligopoly Pricing

Robert C. Feenstra, James A. Levinsohn

NBER Working Paper No. 3076
Issued in August 1989
NBER Program(s):   ITI   IFM

We demonstrate how to estimate a model of product demand and oligopoly pricing when products are multi-dimensionally differentiated. We provide an empirical counterpart to recent theoretical work on product differentiation. Using specifications informed by economic theory, we simultaneously estimate a demand system and price-cost margins for products differentiated in many dimensions.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w3076

Published: "Estimating Markups and Market Conduct with Multidimensional Product Attributes," Review of Economic Studies, vol. 62, pp 19-52, 1995.

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