Testing for Buyer Power of UK Salmon Retailers Public Deposited

http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/concern/conference_proceedings_or_journals/rr171z32k

Research Paper

Descriptions

Attribute NameValues
Creator
Abstract or Summary
  • The development of empirical models and analysis of retailers' conduct as sellers have received the greatest attention by economists. However, the development of empirical models and analysis of retailers' role as buyers have received considerably less attention. Analysing retailers' buying power is equally important in food industries where high concentration along the supply chain is raising concerns over their oligopsony power. This paper presents a model of oligopsony conduct of UK retailers for the main product types for salmon. Based on the New Empirical Industrial Organisation (NEIO) approach as developed by Bresnahan (1982) and Lau (1982) the model parameterises the salmon retail industry's oligopsony equilibrium. The analysis uses microeconomic rationale and a robust modelling approach to test for the evidence of buyer power in the retail markets for the main product forms of salmon. The presence and extent of market power in this industry is important, as it is believed to have significant implications for both allocative efficiency and the equitable distribution of welfare gains between industry participants.
Resource Type
Date Available
Date Issued
Citation
  • Fofana, Abdulai and Shabbar Jaffry. 2006. Testing for Buyer Power of UK Salmon Retailers. In: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade, July 11-14, 2006, Portsmouth, UK: Rebuilding Fisheries in an Uncertain Environment. Compiled by Ann L. Shriver. International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, 2006. CD ROM. ISBN 0-9763432-3-1
Conference Name
Subject
Rights Statement
Funding Statement (additional comments about funding)
Publisher
Peer Reviewed
Language
Replaces
Additional Information
  • description.provenance : Submitted by Katy Davis (kdscannerosu@gmail.com) on 2013-11-05T17:36:27Z No. of bitstreams: 1 322.pdf: 123337 bytes, checksum: d0598a41220ac8bf86ef7e6067c46a5d (MD5)
  • description.provenance : Made available in DSpace on 2013-11-08T16:02:03Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1 322.pdf: 123337 bytes, checksum: d0598a41220ac8bf86ef7e6067c46a5d (MD5) Previous issue date: 2006-11
  • description.provenance : Approved for entry into archive by Brian E. Davis(brian.davis@oregonstate.edu) on 2013-11-08T16:02:03Z (GMT) No. of bitstreams: 1 322.pdf: 123337 bytes, checksum: d0598a41220ac8bf86ef7e6067c46a5d (MD5)

Relationships

Parents:

This work has no parents.

Last modified

Downloadable Content

Download PDF

Items