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Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking

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Article

Abstract

This study was aimed to estimate the degree of market power exercised by commercial banks incredit market in Indonesia.Model used to answered this study’s objective was Bresnahan-Lau oligopoly model that using structural equations to estimate the degree of market power.This model was using very different approach than Structure-Conduct-Performance (SCP) paradigm that commonly used in market power studies.Without using actual cost data and accounting profit, Bresnahan-Lau model was able to estimate directly the degree of market power from structural equations. The main result of this study was the degree of market power exercised by commercial banks in credit market relatively low; in other words the degree of competition in credit market in Indonesia was quite high.

First Page

235

Last Page

255

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Country

Indonesia

Affiliation

University of Indonesia

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