Price Discrimination and Market Power in Export Markets: The Case of the Ceramic Tile Industry

This paper combines the pricing-to-market equation and the residual demand elasticity equation to measure the extent of competition in the export markets of ceramic tiles, which has been dominated by Italian and Spanish producers since the late eighties. The findings show that the tile exporters enjoyed substantial market power over the period 1988-1998, and limited evidence that the export market has become more competitive over time.


Issue Date:
2005-11
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Print ISSN 1514-0326 (Other)
Online ISSN 1667-6726 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/37143
Published in:
Journal of Applied Economics, Volume 08, Number 2
Page range:
347-370
Total Pages:
24
JEL Codes:
F14; L13; L61




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