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dc.contributor.authorWillmott, Craigen_NZ
dc.identifier.citationWillmott, C. (2004, October). A bright shining line? :The use of Cournot modelling in submissions to the Commerce Commission regarding the proposed alliance of Air New Zealand and Qantas (Dissertation, Bachelor of Commerce with Honours). Retrieved from
dc.description.abstractThis study reviews the use of Cournot related models presented to the New Zealand Commerce Commission in relation to the proposed merger of Qantas and Air New Zealand. A model of quantity competition on the Christchurch—Brisbane route is then developed, and three scenarios are considered, including the merger of the two full service airlines and the role of Air New Zealand's ownership of Freedom Air. Key features of this model are the use of product differentiation and conjectural variations, the latter enabling the modelling of markets which are more (or less) competitive than basic Cournot theory would suggest.en_NZ
dc.subjectCournot related modelen_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealand Commerce Commissionen_NZ
dc.subjectQantas and Air New Zealanden_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF Commerceen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshH Social Sciences (General)en_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleA bright shining line? :The use of Cournot modelling in submissions to the Commerce Commission regarding the proposed alliance of Air New Zealand and Qantasen_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ of Commerce with Honours of Otagoen_NZ Dissertationsen_NZ
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