Tag Archives: Price

Verizon price hike could kill free texting service for teachers and students

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) A free texting service used by teachers, students, and parents may stop working on the Verizon Wireless network because of a dispute over texting fees that Verizon demanded from the company that … Continue reading

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How Regulators Can Increase Price Competition in Health Care

California is losing ground in the battle against rising hospital costs. Once a successful model for controlling health care spending, the state is struggling to maintain price competition in its health care markets. According to researchers at the University of Southern … Continue reading

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Hospitals post price lists, but patients still cannot decipher what care really costs

Ever noticed how tourists strolling our cities’ streets not only pause and peer into the windows of restaurants but they also invariably make a beeline for the menu posted out front? That’s smart consumerism, right, and so common sense that, … Continue reading

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What's the Impact of a Data Breach on a Company's Stock Price?

It's not as big or as consistent as you might think, but it's not negligible either.  Paul Bischoff and Matthew Dolan have done some research and posted the results here.  Interestingly, companies that suffer breaches tend to be underperforming companies … Continue reading

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All about IP & Price Discrimination

It's a grading/break week, so just a short post. A recent article that I enjoyed a lot, but that hasn't found much love on SSRN is Price Discrimination & Intellectual Property, by Ben Depoorter (Hastings) and Mike Meurer (Boston University). … Continue reading

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