Systematic peak-load pricing, congestion premia and demand diverting: Empirical evidence
This paper finds empirical support to systematic peak-load pricing in airlines---higher fares in ex-ante known congested periods. It estimates a congestion premia and supports the main empirical prediction in Gale and Holmes (1993)---less discount seats on peak fights.
|Date of creation:||Jan 2009|
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|Publication status:||Published in Economics Letters 1.103(2009): pp. 59-61|
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