It is important to emphasise that tight oligopolies
may still result in a good outcome.
We are not arguing for more government or institutional intervention as we believe that such would not be an effective way to combat publishing oligopolies
It seems paradoxical, but unfettered market competition tends to degenerate into market oligopolies
As food systems became increasingly dominated by ultra-processed products, fast food, and soft drinks, food oligopolies
made enormous profits and acquired the power to set prices at will and determine the terms and conditions of their market sectors.
Cirtautiene named a consistent fight with corruption, breaking up monopolies and oligopolies
, and improving the judicial system, among other things, as main priorities of the president.
Monopolies and oligopolies
are antibusiness, anti-SME and anti-competition.
What we found was that these oligopolies
were often characterized by innovation and competition.
They show that the presence of a public firm actually harms welfare when the total number of firms is more than two and less than six, the type of tight oligopolies
governments might be most interested in controlling.
A critical characteristic of many oligopolies
is the requirement of high capital investment to build capacity, which results in high fixed costs.
1988, "Capital Structure in Repeated Oligopolies
," Rand Journal of Economics 19, 389-407.
1) Mixed oligopolies
are common in developed, developing, and former communist transitional economies.
They are seeking to expand their ties in the face of worldwide realignment among big automakers and resource development enterprises which could result in oligopolies
in these areas, Nippon Steel officials said.
Economic history clearly shows that product prices rise faster than general inflation as oligopolies
emerge, particularly when there are other uses of capital offering higher returns.
This new approach, effectively a whole-hearted endorsement of the industry, Collins said, will facilitate Government in imposing its own market structures-replacing the current `free' markets with limited franchises and oligopolies
, much like lottery licencing-and subsequently draw a larger than normal share of total gaming revenue.
Today, those regional oligopolies
are being supplanted by a single global oligopoly consisting of a few multinational players who are truly insurers without borders.