Tag Archives: Price

Successful GAO Price Realism Protest Requires the Right Solicitation

Small businesses are frustrated when underbid by competitors for federal task orders.  These businesses may challenge awards based on price realism.  They may even have evidence the contract cannot be performed at the offered price.  While the evidence may be … Continue reading

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After Fetching a High Price, Time Magazine Moves Into a New Era

“These things just take a lot longer than you think they would,” one executive said of the sale of Time magazine. Now Meredith must turn to the sales of Fortune and Sports Illustrated. Read more detail on Recent Business Law … Continue reading

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How Product Innovation Can Affect Price Collusion

Andrew Smyth (Department of Economics, Marquette University and Economic Science Institute, Chapman University) ponders How Product Innovation Can Affect Price Collusion. Abstract: Price conspiracies appear endemic in many markets. This paper conjectures that low expected returns from product innovation can… … Continue reading

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Search frictions and market power in negotiated price markets

Jason Allen (Bank of Canada); Robert Clark (Queen's University); Jean-Francois Houde (Cornell University and NBER) frame Search frictions and market power in negotiated price markets. ABSTRACT: We provide a framework for empirical analysis of negotiated-price markets. Using mortgage market data… … Continue reading

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The Welfare Effect of Input Price Discrimination with Horizontally Differentiated Final Products

Chan KIm (School of Economics, Yonsei University) and Jong-Hee Hahn (School of Economics, Yonsei University) explore The Welfare Effect of Input Price Discrimination with Horizontally Differentiated Final Products. ABSTRACT: We analyze the welfare effect of input price discrimination in a… … Continue reading

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