UPP-Methods {antitrust}R Documentation

Methods For Calculating Upwards Pricing Pressure Index (Bertrand)

Description

Calculate the Upwards Pricing Pressure Index for the products of merging firms playing a differentiated products Bertrand pricing game.

Usage

## S4 method for signature 'Bertrand'
upp(object)

## S4 method for signature 'AIDS'
upp(object)

## S4 method for signature 'Auction2ndLogit'
upp(object)

Arguments

object

An instance of one of the classes listed above.

Details

upp uses the results from the merger simulation and calibration to compute the upwards pricing pressure of the merger on each merging parties' products.

Value

upp returns a vector of length k equal to the net UPP for the merging parties' products and 0 for all other products.

See Also

upp.bertrand calculates net UPP without the need to first calibrate a demand system and simulate a merger.


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