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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Hirsch, Stefan; Koppenberg, Maximilian 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
nein 
Cooperation:
Title:
Power imbalances in French food retailing: Evidence from a production function approach to estimate market power 
Abstract:
We analyze whether an association of firms to the dominant oligopoly of food retail groups is related to higher oligopoly market power. We apply a production function approach for the estimation of firm-level markups to a sample of 3,366 French food retailers over the period 2006-2014. The results suggest the presence of power imbalances between firms of the dominant oligopoly and fringe firms. We also detect a positive connection between markups and profitability pointing to a reduction in cons...    »
 
Keywords:
Firm-level markups; Power imbalances; Production function approach; French food retailing 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
Economics Letters 
Journal listet in FT50 ranking:
nein 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
194 
Year / month:
2020-09 
Pages contribution:
109387 
Publisher:
Elsevier BV 
E-ISSN:
0165-1765 
Date of publication:
01.07.2020 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
International:
Ja 
Book review:
Nein 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Professional Journal:
Ja 
Interdisciplinarity:
Nein 
Mission statement:
Ethics and Sustainability:
Nein