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How Loyalty Discounts Can Perversely Discourage Discounting: Comment


  • Assaf Eilat
  • Jith Jayaratne
  • Janusz Ordover
  • Greg Shaffer


The academic literature on loyalty discounts and exclusive dealing demonstrates that the welfare effects of these practices are ambiguous and that market details determine the direction of the effect. Assaf Eilat, Jith Jayaratne, Janusz Ordover (Compass Lexecon) & Greg Shaffer (University of Rochester)

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  • Assaf Eilat & Jith Jayaratne & Janusz Ordover & Greg Shaffer, 2010. "How Loyalty Discounts Can Perversely Discourage Discounting: Comment," Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, vol. 4.
  • Handle: RePEc:cpi:atchrn:4.1.2010:i=5508

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    1. Elhauge, Einer & Wickelgren, Abraham L., 2015. "Robust exclusion and market division through loyalty discounts," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 111-121.

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    JEL classification:

    • L42 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Vertical Restraints; Resale Price Maintenance; Quantity Discounts


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