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Optimal criteria for selecting price discrimination metrics when buyers have log-normally distributed willingness-to-pay


  • Ke-Wei Huang



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  • Ke-Wei Huang, 2009. "Optimal criteria for selecting price discrimination metrics when buyers have log-normally distributed willingness-to-pay," Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME), Springer, vol. 7(3), pages 321-341, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:qmktec:v:7:y:2009:i:3:p:321-341 DOI: 10.1007/s11129-009-9069-9

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    1. Wesley Hartmann & Harikesh S. Nair & Sridhar Narayanan, 2011. "Identifying Causal Marketing Mix Effects Using a Regression Discontinuity Design," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 30(6), pages 1079-1097, November.

    More about this item


    Price discrimination; Pricing research; Promotion; Segmentation; Probit regression; Contingent valuation model; M21; M31; L11;

    JEL classification:

    • M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics
    • M31 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Marketing and Advertising - - - Marketing
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms


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