TESTING FOR NONCOMPETITIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE U.S. FOOD INDUSTRY

Market structure is tested in 47 subsectors of the US food industry between 1958-1994. All industries exert market power in at least some of the sample years. Deadweight loss estimates resulting from noncompetitive behavior ranging from over $5 billion in soft drinks to under $1 million in the malt industry.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20978
Total Pages:
12
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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