Quantity and Price Competition in Static Oligopoly Models

  • Victor J. Tremblay
  • Carol Horton Tremblay
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


We saw in the previous chapter that there are two types of oligopoly models, those that assume cooperative behavior and those that assume noncooperative behavior. In Chaps. 10 and 11, we develop the classic models of oligopoly where firms behave noncooperatively. These models represent the most abstract material that is found in the book. Here you will see how some of the great figures in history have thought about the oligopoly problem.


Nash Equilibrium Price Competition Inverse Demand Function Strategic Substitute Cournot Equilibrium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor J. Tremblay
    • 1
  • Carol Horton Tremblay
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

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