Price discrimination with partial information: Does it pay off?
This paper investigates the profit effects of price discrimination when firms have partial information about consumer preferences. It shows that price discrimination can boost industry profit if firms have access to the right kind of information about consumer preferences while remaining ignorant of other relevant information.
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