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Leveraging uncertainty through backorder


  • Hai Che


  • Chakravarthi Narasimhan
  • V. Padmanabhan


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  • Hai Che & Chakravarthi Narasimhan & V. Padmanabhan, 2010. "Leveraging uncertainty through backorder," Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME), Springer, vol. 8(3), pages 365-392, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:qmktec:v:8:y:2010:i:3:p:365-392 DOI: 10.1007/s11129-010-9086-8

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    1. Mussa, Michael & Rosen, Sherwin, 1978. "Monopoly and product quality," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 301-317, August.
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    Demand uncertainty; Backorder; Product line choice; Product cannibalization; Adverse selection; Price discrimination; M31; D81; D86; D01; D21; D42; D90; L11; L12;

    JEL classification:

    • M31 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Marketing and Advertising - - - Marketing
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law
    • D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • D42 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Monopoly
    • D90 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - General
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L12 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Monopoly; Monopolization Strategies


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