Professor Robert Rothschild

Emeritus

Profile

Bob Rothschild is Professor of Economics. A graduate of the University of Cape Town, and former Research Student at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he has worked in industry in both the UK and Germany. He has held visiting posts at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, USA, at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia, Curtin Business School in Perth, Australia, and at the Northwest Polytechnical University in Xian, China. He has also spent a period on research leave at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. His principal research area is in industrial organization analysis, with particular reference to cartel behaviour and competition in product-differentiated markets. On these and related topics he has published widely, in journals such as the American Economic Review, the European Economic Review, Economics Letters, Manchester School, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, Bulletin of Economic Research, Economic Inquiry, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Southern Economic Journal, Australian Economic Papers, Regional Science and Urban Economics and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Does Market Size Matter? A Dynamic Model of Oligopolistic Market Structure, Featuring Costs of Creating and Maintaining a Market Position
Bloch, H., Eaton, C., Rothschild, R. 2013 The Department of Economics
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The kinked demand curve
Rothschild, R. 2010 In: Famous figures and diagrams in economics. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ISBN: 9781848441606.
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A comparative approach to the economic modelling of a large-scale wave power scheme
Stallard, T., Rothschild, R., Aggidis, G. 2008 In: European Journal of Operational Research. 185, 2, p. 884-898. 15 p.
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Punishment paths and cartel size
Rothschild, R., Roy, J. 2007 In: Research in Economics. 61, 4, p. 218-223. 6 p.
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Strategic contracts versus multiple plants: location under sequential entry
Rothschild, R., Heywood, J.S., Monaco, K. 2007 In: Manchester School. 75, 2, p. 237-257. 21 p.
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Comparison of equivalent capacity wave energy schemes
Rothschild, R., Stallard, T., Bradshaw, A., Aggidis, G. 2005 In: Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress 2005 (WREC 2005). London, New York and Amsterdam : Elsevier ISBN: 0-08-044671-X.
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Delivered pricing and merger with demand constraints
Heywood, J.S., Monaco, K., Rothschild, R. 2004 In: Economic Inquiry. 42, 1, p. 49-59. 11 p.
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Cooperative merger and joint maximization under sequential entry
Heywood, J.S., Monaco, K., Rothschild, R. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
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Spatial price discrimination and merger: the N-firm case
Heywood, J.S., Monaco, K., Rothschild, R. 2001 In: Southern Economic Journal. 67, 3, p. 672-684. 13 p.
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On the use of a modified Shapley value to determine the optimal size of a cartel
Rothschild, R. 2001 In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 45, 5, p. 37-47. 11 p.
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Spatial price discrimination and the merger paradox
Rothschild, R., Heywood, J.S., Monaco, K. 2000 In: Regional Science and Urban Economics. 30, 5, p. 491-506. 16 p.
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Relative price stability through switches in competitive regime
Rothschild, R. 2000 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
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Cartel stability when costs are heterogeneous
Rothschild, R. 1999 In: Quaderni del Dipartimento di Linguistica. 17, 5, p. 717-734. 18 p.
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On the limits to the growth of coalitions by means of transfers
Rothschild, R. 1998 In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 34, 2, p. 251-262. 12 p.
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Horizontal merger under spatial price discrimination
Rothschild, R. 1998 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
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The optimal size of a cartel
Rothschild, R. 1998 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
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Two non co-operative equilibria for a collusive duopoly with a finite lifespan
Rothschild, R. 1997 In: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. 153, 2, p. 356-366. 11 p.
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Product differentiation and cartel stability: Chamberlin versus Hotelling
Rothschild, R. 1997 In: The Annals of Regional Science. 31, 3, p. 259-279. 21 p.
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