Definition of Oligopsony

1. Noun. An economic condition in which a small number of buyers exert control over the market price of a commodity. ¹



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Definition of Oligopsony

1. [n -NIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oligopsony

oligophrenia
oligoplastic
oligopnea
oligopolies
oligopolist
oligopolistic
oligopolists
oligopolize
oligopoly
oligopolymer
oligopolymers
oligopotency
oligopotent
oligopsonies
oligopsonistic
oligopsony (current term)
oligoptyalism
oligoria
oligoribonuclease
oligoribonucleotide
oligoribonucleotides
oligos
oligosaccharide
oligosaccharide-diphosphodolichol pyrophosphatase
oligosaccharide 2-O-sulfatase
oligosaccharide dehydrogenase
oligosaccharides
oligosaccharin
oligosaccharyl sulfatase
oligosaccharyltransferase

Literary usage of Oligopsony

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1. Market Access After the Uruguay Round: Investment, Competition and by Pierre Sauvé, Americo Beviglia Zampetti (1996)
"Global rationalisation through mergers and acquisitions can promote oligopoly and oligopsony, thus increasing market power. Strategic alliances, which have ..."

2. Federal Antitrust Policy in the Health Care Marketplace: Hearing Before the edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1997)
"However, the reality is that nationally we are edging toward an oligopsony of large managed care plans. By permitting the almost unbridled growth of ..."

3. Organic Agriculture: Sustainability, Markets, and Policies by OECD (2003)
"... processors, importers, or distributors, thereby creating oligopsony. Another reason is that retailers have relatively little organic brand competition ..."

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