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Monopoly pricing in the binary herding model

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  • Subir Bose

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  • Gerhard Orosel

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  • Marco Ottaviani

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  • Lise Vesterlund

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Economic Theory.

Volume (Year): 37 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
Pages: 203-241

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Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:37:y:2008:i:2:p:203-241

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Keywords: Monopoly; Public information; Social learning; Herd behavior; Informational cascade; Binary signal; D83; L12; L15;

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  1. Alexei Parakhonyak & Nick Vikander, 2013. "Optimal Sales Schemes for Network Goods," Discussion Papers 13-11, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
  2. Ting Liu & Pasquale Schiraldi, 2007. "Social learning and monopolist's product launching strategy," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 4921, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  3. Alessandro Bonatti, 2011. "Menu Pricing and Learning," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(3), pages 124-63, August.
  4. Masaki Aoyagi, 2005. "Optimal Sales Schemes against Interdependent Buyers," ISER Discussion Paper 0645, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  5. Philipp Kircher & Andrew Postlewaite, 2008. "Strategic Firms and Endogenous Consumer Emulation," PIER Working Paper Archive 08-003, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
  6. Ting Liu & Pasquale Schiraldi, 2012. "New product launch: herd seeking or herd preventing?," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 51(3), pages 627-648, November.
  7. Christoph Brunner & Jacob K. Goeree, 2009. "Wise crowds or wise minorities?," IEW - Working Papers 439, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.
  8. Hikmet Gunay, 2013. "Waiting For Signalling Quality," ISER Discussion Paper 0877, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  9. David Gill & Daniel Sgroi, 2011. "The Optimal Choice of Pre-Launch Reviewer," Economics Series Working Papers 562, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  10. Gill, David & Sgroi, Daniel, 2008. "The Optimal Choice of Pre-launch Reviewer : How Best to Transmit Information using Tests and Conditional Pricing," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 877, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.

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