In previous chapters we have discussed estimation and identification of the main determinants of market outcomes, in particular demand estimation, cost estimation, and estimation of strategic choice equations such as pricing equations. We also discussed the effects of changes in market structure or in the form of competition on firms’ prices and output, both using reduced- and structural-form equations. In this chapter, we examine firms’ decisions relating to issues beyond just their own prices and output. In particular, we look at the restraints that firms may sometimes impose on their commercial customers downstream. We discuss when we can empirically determine the

EP - 554 PB - Princeton University Press PY - 2010 SN - 9780691142579 SP - 502 T2 - Quantitative Techniques for Competition and Antitrust Analysis UR - http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt7sqz9.14 Y2 - 2021/09/18/ ER -