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Kesternich, Iris and Schumacher, Heiner (October 2009): On the Use of Information in Repeated Insurance Markets. SFB/TR 15 Discussion Paper No. 280
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Abstract

We analyze the use of information in a repeated oligopolistic insurance market. To sustain collusion, insurance companies might refrain from changing their pricing schedules even if new information about risks becomes available. We therefore provide an explanation for the existence of "unused observables" that is information which