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Seller honesty and product line pricing


  • Bing Jing



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  • Bing Jing, 2011. "Seller honesty and product line pricing," Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME), Springer, vol. 9(4), pages 403-427, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:qmktec:v:9:y:2011:i:4:p:403-427 DOI: 10.1007/s11129-011-9103-6

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    Asymmetric information; Pricing; Product line; Recommendation; Upselling; D82; L15; M31;

    JEL classification:

    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality
    • M31 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Marketing and Advertising - - - Marketing


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