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The Marginal Cost Controversy

In: Inframarginal Contributions To Development Economics


  • Ronald H. Coase

    (University of Chicago Law School, USA)


The following sections are included:The State of the DebateIsolation of the ProblemWhat is Optimum Pricing?The Argument for Multi-Part PricingMulti-Part Pricing Compared with the Hotelling–Lerner SolutionAverage Cost Pricing Compared with the Hotelling–Lerner SolutionThe Problems that Remain

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  • Ronald H. Coase, 2006. "The Marginal Cost Controversy," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Christis Tombazos & Xiaokai Yang (ed.), Inframarginal Contributions To Development Economics, chapter 2, pages 29-46, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wschap:9789812774255_0002

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