Enhancing market power by reducing switching costs

J.M.C. Bouckaert, H.A. Degryse, T. Provoost

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A proportional decrease in switching costs increases competition and social welfare. However, a lump-sum decrease in switching costs softens competition and does not invariably increase social welfare.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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