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  • Outsourcing versus FDI in oligopoly equilibrium 

    Leahy, Dermot; Montagna, Catia (University of DundeeNational University of Ireland, 2008)
    We consider the make-or-buy decision of oligopolistic firms in an industry in which final good production requires specialised inputs. Factor price considerations dictate that firms acquire the intermediate abroad, by ...
  • Strategic investment and international outsourcing in unionised oligopoly 

    Leahy, Dermot; Montagna, Catia (University of DundeeNational University of Ireland, 2010)
    We critically consider the conventional belief that the attractiveness of international outsourcing lies in cheaper labour costs overseas and that it offers a means to ‘escape’ the power of unions. We develop an oligopoly ...

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