Capacity sharing strategy with sustainable revenue-sharing contracts

    Junlong Chen   Affiliation
    ; Jiayan Shi   Affiliation
    ; Jiali Liu   Affiliation


This paper develops a duopoly model to analyse capacity sharing strategy and the optimal revenue-sharing contract under a two-part tariff and examines the effects of capacity sharing, cost, and sharing charges in three scenarios. The paper uses the two-part tariff method and adds a more realistic assumption of incremental marginal costs to improve the research on capacity sharing strategies. The results show that capacity constraints affect the sustainable development of firms. A sustainable revenue-sharing contract can create a win-win situation for both firms and promote capacity sharing. Capacity sharing, cost, and the revenue-sharing rate have different impacts in different scenarios; the optimal revenue-sharing rate and fixed fee can be determined to maximise the profits of firms that share capacity. However, capacity sharing may not improve social welfare.

First published online 28 December 2021

Keyword : duopoly, capacity sharing strategy, sustainable revenue-sharing contracts, two-part tariff, win-win development

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Chen, J., Shi, J., & Liu, J. (2022). Capacity sharing strategy with sustainable revenue-sharing contracts. Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 28(1), 76–100.
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