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An oligopoly (/ ˌ ɒ l ɪ ˈ ɡ ɒ p ə l i /; from the Ancient Greek ὀλίγος, olígos, 'few' + πωλεῖν, poleîn, 'to sell') is a market form wherein a market or industry is dominated by a small number of large sellers (oligopolists). Oligopolies can result from various forms of collusion which reduce competition and lead to higher prices for consumers.

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Oligopoly is a market structure with a small number of firms, none of which can keep the others from having significant influence. The concentration ratio measures the market share of the largest ...

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Example 1: Collaborating Oligopolies. When two or more oligopolies agree to fix prices or take part in anti-competitive behavior, they form a collusive oligopoly. This agreement can be formal or informal. A formal agreement is a cartel and is illegal. The OPEC is a legal cartel because it’s signed between countries and not firms.

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Reading: Why do Oligopolies Exist? WHY DO OLIGOPOLIES EXIST? ... Rather, they are oligopolies. Oligopoly arises when a small number of large firms have all or most of the sales in an industry. Examples of oligopoly abound and include the auto industry, cable television, and commercial air travel. Oligopolistic firms are like cats in a bag.

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An oligopoly is formed when a few companies dominate a market. Whether by noncompetitive practices, government mandate or technological savvy, these companies take advantage of their position to increase their profitability. Companies in technology, pharmaceuticals and health insurance have become successful in establishing oligopolies in the U.S.

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The real problem in America isn't monopolies, it's oligopolies. Here's how the F.C.C. and other government agencies should fight them.

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Oligopolies exist because the control over the supply of commodity is in the hands of a few producers. They can influence the prices as well as the competition. It is a result of a mutual dependency between a few companies owning industries. In such state, they each have a say on whether the price remains low or high. One’s decision on the ...

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Oligopolies are prevalent throughout the world and appear to be increasing ever so rapidly. Unlike a monopoly, where one corporation dominates a certain market, an oligopoly consists of a select ...

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An oligopoly is a market structure where a few, large firms control most of the market. If you think about a monopoly, where a single entity controls the entire market, or perfect competition, where there are many smaller companies selling the same goods and services, we needed to find a happy medium - something between having a store on every corner but not having one brand that rules them all.

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Another factor for the emergence of oligopoly is the patent right which a few firms acquire in matter of some goods. Patents have led to many of the most important industrial monopolies in America and elsewhere. 4. Economies of Scale: Another factor responsible for emergence of oligopoly is the large scale firm.