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Exclusive Contracts When Incumbent Can Establish Direct Retailer

  • Koki AraiEmail author
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Abstract

Exclusive contracts have long been a controversial issue. Once an exclusive contract is signed, it directly deters efficient entrants and reduces welfare. Therefore, exclusive contracts seem to have anticompetitive effects.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Management and AdministrationShumei UniversityYachiyoJapan

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