[Working papers] | [Works in progress]
Minerva G.A. (2017) Integration versus Outsourcing with Vertical Linkages. Development Studies Working Papers
N. 411, Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano.
Abstract: In the model by Grossman and Helpman (2002) no industry has both vertically integrated and specialized producers in equilibrium. I generalize their model by assuming that final goods producers (irrespective of whether they are vertically integrated with the upstream stage or specialized in the downstream stage only) need a basket of differentiated commodities, in addition to labor, as a fixed requirement for production. I then show the existence of an equilibrium populated simultaneously by vertically integrated and disintegrated firms.
Works in progress
Lanzara G., Minerva G.A., Tourism Inequality.
Minerva G.A., City, Amenities, and Welfare.
Minerva G.A., Wendiggensen M., Text analysis of EU Parliament speeches.