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DUOPOLY

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Definition:
A duopoly is an industry consisting of two sellers. It is therefore a special case of oligopoly. In industrial organization economic theory, duopoly is often analysed as a simplified example of oligopoly behaviour.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Industrial Organisation Economics and Competition Law, compiled by R. S. Khemani and D. M. Shapiro, commissioned by the Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD, 1993.

Cross References:
Oligopoly

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/8/61/2376087.pdf

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Thursday, January 03, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, January 29, 2002