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The Demand for Commodity Packages: The Case of Telephone Custom Calling Features

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  • Kridel, Donald J
  • Taylor, Lester D

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The demand for two custom calling services is investigated. The services may be bought individually or in a discounted package. A micro-theory based on discrete choice model is formulated that explicitly accounts for these purchase options. The model is estimated assuming both dependence and independence of the unobservable choice-influencing variables. The estimated parameters are used to simulate the revenue impact of price and discount changes. Copyright 1993 by MIT Press.

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  • Kridel, Donald J & Taylor, Lester D, 1993. "The Demand for Commodity Packages: The Case of Telephone Custom Calling Features," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 75(2), pages 362-368, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:restat:v:75:y:1993:i:2:p:362-68
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    1. Katharina GASSNER, 1998. "An Estimation of UK Telephone Access Demand Using Pseudo-Panel Data," Cahiers de Recherches Economiques du Département d'Econométrie et d'Economie politique (DEEP) 9817, Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, DEEP.
    2. Gassner, Katharina, 1998. "An estimation of UK telephone access demand using Pseudo-Panel data," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 143-154, November.
    3. Fildes, Robert & Kumar, V., 2002. "Telecommunications demand forecasting--a review," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 18(4), pages 489-522.

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