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Demand Elasticities for Mobile Telecommunications in Austria

  • Dewenter Ralf

    ()

    (Ruhr-University Bochum, Department of Economics, Universitätsstraße 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany)

  • Haucap Justus

    ()

    (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Department of Economics, Lange Gasse 20, 90403 Nuremberg, Germany)

This paper analyses price elasticities in the Austrian market for mobile telecommunications services using data on firm specific tariffs in the period between January 1998 and March 2002. As a novelty compared to existing studies dynamic panel data regressions are used to estimate short-run and long-run demand elasticities for business customers and for private consumers with both postpaid contracts and prepaid cards.

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Volume (Year): 228 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 49-63

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