COEXISTENCE OF PRIVATE FIRMS AND OPEN SOURCE FIRMS UNDER SPILLOVERS AND CONSUMER BIAS

Açık kaynak teknolojileri özel üretim teknolojilerinden önemli bir sapma olarak görülmekteler. Bazı piyasalarda hem özel üretim yapan firmaların hem de açık kaynak firmaların aynı anda var olduğunu görmkteyiz. Bu çalışmada böyle bir ortak var olmanın hangi şartlarda gerçekleşebileceğini inceliyoruz. Açık kaynak teknolojisinin üretiminde yayılma etkisi barındıran ve tüketicilerin de özel firma tarafından üretilen ürüne pozitif önyargı besledikleri sade ve çözülebilir bir oyun teorisi modeli kullanıyoruz. Han gi şartlar altında, dengede, özel firmanın ve açık kaynak firmasının piyasa talebini paylaşabileceklerini analiz ediyoruz. Yüksek pozitif tüketici önyargısı varken her iki firmanın piyasada aynı anda var olamayacağını, ancak pozitif önyargı etkisi görece düşük ve yayılma etkisinin çok güçlü olmadığı durumlarda ise bu iki firmanın aynı anda piyasada var olabileceğini gösteriyoruz

ÖZEL VE AÇIK KAYNAK FİRMALARIN YAYILMA ETKİSİ VE TÜKETİCİ ÖNYARGISI ALTINDA BİR ARADA BULUNMASI

Open source technologies have been an important divergence from the private production, and some mark ets have accommodated both open source firms and private firms. We explore the conditions under which such a coexistence of both type of firms can be seen. Through a simple and tractable game theoretical model, with spillovers on the open source production and positive consumer bias for the privately produced good, we analyze the conditions for which, in the equilibrium, a private firm and an open source firm share the mark et. We find that for large enough consumer bias, the two types cannot coexist, however wh en the consumer bias is relatively low and the spillover effect is not too strong, then we get a coexistence result

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