Microeconomic Theory, Price Policy in Oligopoly.

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Microeconomic Theory "Price Policy in Oligopoly" Instr.: Dr. Michael Chletsos Submitted by: Maria Soulimioti Price-output behavior in Oligopoly The kinked demand curve: This model was developed in 1939 by the economist Sweezy. It assumes that an oligopolist will expect rival firms to follow any price decrease it makes but not follow any increase. Thus the elasticity of demand for the firm's product is much greater above the ruling price than below it, and hence there is …

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