The impact of telecommunication technologies on competition in services and goods markets: empirical evidence

In this paper, we empirically show that a more intensive use and wider adoption of telecommunication technologies significantly increases the level of product market competition in services and goods markets. Our results are consistent with the view that the use of telecommunication technologies can... Ausführliche Beschreibung

1. Person: Jerbashian, Vahagn
Weitere Personen: Kochanova, Anna
Quelle: Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2016), Volume 119, Issue 3, July 2017, Seite 628–655
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Sprache: English
Veröffentlicht: 2017, 2016
Beschreibung: Online Resource (28 Seiten)
Ausgabe: First published: 11 April 2017
Schlagworte (STW): Güter
Wettbewerb
Nachrichtentechnik
Informationstechnik
Markteintritt
Telekommunikation
Schlagworte (SH): Information & communication technologies
Empirical research
Information-technology
Financial dependence
Economic-development
Internet
Innovation
Growth
infrastructure
Productivity
Performance
Autorenschlagworte: Telecommunication technologies
Product market competition
Entry costs
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Zusammenfassung: In this paper, we empirically show that a more intensive use and wider adoption of telecommunication technologies significantly increases the level of product market competition in services and goods markets. Our results are consistent with the view that the use of telecommunication technologies can lower the costs of entry and search. These findings are robust to various measures of competition and a wide range of specification checks.
Systematik (JEL): L16  
L96  
O33  
O25  

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