Good rankings are bad - Why reliable rankings can hurt consumers
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- Laurent Bouton & Georg Kirchsteiger, 2015. "Good Rankings Are Bad: Why Reliable Rankings Can Hurt Consumers," NBER Working Papers 21083, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Laurent Bouton, 2011. "Good rankings are bad - Why reliable rankings can hurt consumers," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2011-002, Boston University - Department of Economics.
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KeywordsConsumer Welfare; Externalities; Market Power; Rankings; Rationing;
- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
- L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-MIC-2011-12-19 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-MKT-2011-12-19 (Marketing)
- NEP-TUR-2011-12-19 (Tourism Economics)
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