Tag Archives: Monopoly

Google, Facebook, and Amazon benefit from an outdated definition of “monopoly”

Quartz: “…big tech companies have amassed so much power that even Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for stricter regulations to be placed on them. Google owns 92% market share of internet searches, Facebook an almost 70% share of social … Continue reading

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Differentiated Durable Goods Monopoly: A Robust Coase Conjecture

Nava, Francesco and Schiraldi, Pasquale analyze Differentiated Durable Goods Monopoly: A Robust Coase Conjecture. ABSTRACT: The paper analyzes a durable good monopoly problem in which multiple varieties can be produced and sold. A robust Coase conjecture establishes that the market… … Continue reading

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Board Game Patents – Monopoly

I have seen a lot of people writing online that it is not possible to obtain a patent on a board game. That is simply not true. So in the interest of correcting this widespread misconception, I have compiled a … Continue reading

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Mathematical Modelling for Time-of-Use Pricing of Electricity in Monopoly and Oligopoly

Kaicker, Nidhi ; Dutta, Goutam ; Das, Debamanyu ; and Banerjee, Subhashree study Mathematical Modelling for Time-of-Use Pricing of Electricity in Monopoly and Oligopoly. ABSTRACT: This study establishes the feasibility condition for efficiency gains to arise from time-of-use pricing in… … Continue reading

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Google, Microsoft, and Monopoly Probe: Does Attitude Mean Anything?

Microsoft has formally complained to the European Commission (EC) about its rival Google's monopolistic dominance in the markets for online search and search advertising. According to Microsoft, Google holds a 95% share of the search engine market in Europe and … Continue reading

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