Working Paper No. 34

Imperfect Information Equilibrium, Existence, Configuration and Stability


In this paper we examine the stability properties of price dispersion equi1ibrium in a market where individuals and firms have to make efforts to collect information about the prices charged by firms and demand resulting from consumer behavior. The households are searching according to sequential stopping rules and the firms are making experiments in order to find out their demand curve. We show that the price dispersion equilibrium in such a market is stable.

Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union in a Changing World Order

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This book explores how the European Union responds to the ongoing challenges to the liberal international order. These challenges arise both within the EU itself and beyond its borders, and put into question the values of free trade and liberal democracy. 

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