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A constructive proof of a theorem on the uniqueness of a Cournot equilibrium

by Charles D. Kolstad

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 12).

StatementCharles D. Kolstad
SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1444, BEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1444.
ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25126179M
OCLC/WorldCa743325653

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A constructive proof of a theorem on the uniqueness of a Cournot equilibrium by Charles D. Kolstad Download PDF EPUB FB2

BEBR FACULTYWORKING PAPERNO OFTHE ConstructiveProofofaTheoremon theUniquenessofaCournotEquilibrium CharlesI).Kohtad. First, the existence of Cournot equilibrium which is not necessarily unique is proved under general conditions based on the Brouwer fixed point theorem, which does not provide a direct computer method for finding the equilibrium.

Second, a constructive proof of finding the unique equilibrium is presented for Cournot labor-managed oligopoly Cited by: 2. An interesting aspect in Theorem 1 is that there is an equilibrium if a nd only if the number n of firms is lar ger than α. Theorem 2(5a) contains a generalization of.

On the uniqueness of Cournot equilibrium in case of concave integrated price flexibility Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Global Optimization 57(3) November with 45 Reads. The uniqueness theorem for Poisson's equation states that, for a large class of boundary conditions, the equation may have many solutions, but the gradient of every solution is the the case of electrostatics, this means that there is a unique electric field derived from a potential function satisfying Poisson's equation under the boundary conditions.

First, the existence of Cournot equilibrium which is not necessarily unique is proved under general conditions based on the Brouwer fixed point theorem, which does not provide a direct computer method for finding the equilibrium. Second, a constructive proof of finding the unique equilibrium is presented for Cournot labor-managed oligopoly.

then there exists an n-firm Cournot equilibrium. The proof of Theorem 2 follows from the observation that, in the relevant region, each firm's profit function is concave in its own output, so a standard existence theorem for concave games can be applied.

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