This article deals with the introduction of product innovation in a contestable market model. Investment contestability describes a benchmark case of competition by introducing sunk entry-deterring investment in a free entry framework. Aside from careful price setting, suppliers adopt investment in product quality in order to deter entry. Zero-profit pricing and increased quality point to a partial second-best outcome of market behaviour.
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jun 1990|