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  • n. Plural form of duopoly.


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  • Economists have paid less attention to the chief vulnerability of duopolies: How collusion against the interests of customers produces an inevitable revolt, sweeping one or both dominant players into the dustbin of history.

    Death of the Duopoly

  • In a widely circulated 2009 paper surveying the economic literature on the topic, the late Larry F. Darby presented a list of classic duopolies, including such familiar pairings as MCI and AT&T, and Macy's and Gimbels.

    Death of the Duopoly

  • Like many duopolies, Kodak and Fujifilm treated their customers like captives, forcing them to pay for pictures they didn't want and steering them toward ever-pricier analog products.

    Death of the Duopoly

  • These politicians and regulators have reduced competition, creating monopolies and duopolies.

    The Case of AT&T’s Incredible Shrinking Broadband Tiers

  • There are many reasons for this belief, but the top two are (1) Government currently delivers health care insurance to millions with overheads at a fraction of the private sector; (2) many insurance markets for the self-employed or small businesses in the US are de facto monopolies or duopolies -- economic theory suggests adding competition to that kind of a mix pays off big. We Are Going to be E-Verified

  • The real problem remains lack of broadband competition, caused by government grants of monopolies and duopolies.

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  • Industries that have had monopolies or highly profitable duopolies are the ones most likely to be completely gutted when a more powerful, more efficient system comes along.

    Death of the Duopoly

  • The Nobel Prize-winning economist John Forbes Nash the subject of the book and movie "A Beautiful Mind" was all about duopolies.

    Death of the Duopoly

  • To expect big telecom and cable duopolies to protect consumers while a toothless agency stands quietly by is to expect what never was nor will be.

    Art Brodsky: There Is Some Leadership at the FCC

  • AMCC and Marvell, along with programmable logic duopolies Xilinx and Altera in the first client-server network, prospered through the roaring Internet 1990s.

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