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Lesson 20: Oligopoly | Unit 1: Intro Page: 4 of 24

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  • Structure: The basic structure of oligopoly rests with a small number of relatively large firms.

  • The two key structural considerations of this characteristic are:

    • Concentration
    • Entry Barriers.

  • Behavior: Markets with a small number of large firms behave differently than monopoly with a single firm or monopolistic competition with a large number of small firms.

  • Some of the more noted behavioral traits include:

    • Interdependence
    • Price Rigidity
    • Nonprice Competition
    • Price Leadership
    • Collusion
    • Mergers


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SELLERS' MARKET

A disequilibrium condition in a competitive market that has a shortage or excess demand. Because the quantity demanded is greater than the quantity supplied, sellers have the "upper hand" when negotiating. A sellers' market also goes by the more common term of shortage. The alternative to a sellers' market is a buyers' market, which has a surplus or excess supply.

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