Some Aspects of the Stackelberg Leader/Follower Model

  • L. Mallozzi
  • R. Messalli
  • S. Patrì
  • A. Sacco
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 141)


The paper presents different aspects of the Stackelberg Leader/Follower model. Generalizations of the model introduced by von Stackelberg (Marktform und Gleichgewicht, Julius Springer, Vienna, 1934) are discussed, and some related open questions are enlightened.


Game theory Stackelberg model Bi-level optimization 



This work has been supported by STAR 2014 (linea 1) “Variational Analysis and Equilibrium Models in Physical and Social Economic Phenomena,” University of Naples Federico II, Italy and by GNAMPA 2016 “Analisi Variazionale per Modelli Competitivi con Incertezza e Applicazioni.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and ApplicationsUniversity Federico IINaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Economics and StatisticsUniversity Federico IINaplesItaly
  3. 3.Department of Methods and Models for Economics, Territory and FinanceSapienza UniversityRomeItaly

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