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Pricing in a Frictional Product Market

Leena Rudanko (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) offers Pricing in a Frictional Product Market. ABSTRACT: Recent research argues that a key factor limiting firm growth is the gradual accumulation of product market demand. Motivated by this evidence, this paper studies… … Continue reading

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Dynamic Pricing with Search Frictions

Daniel Garcia studies Dynamic Pricing with Search Frictions. ABSTRACT: We study markets for perishable goods with search frictions. Sellers have a single unit of a good and post prices in every period. Buyers engage in costly search to observe prices… … Continue reading

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Amazon Sellers Say The Tech Giant Is Crushing Them With Competitive Pricing

BuzzFeed: “Amazon’s third-party marketplace and its millions of sellers across the world have grown into a billion-dollar sales stream for the company since the marketplace first launched in 2000. But as Amazon sells competing products at significantly lower prices and … Continue reading

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Zone Pricing in Retail Oligopoly

Brian Adams (Bureau of Labor Statistics) and Kevin R. Williams (Cowles Foundation, Yale University) study Zone Pricing in Retail Oligopoly. ABSTRACT: We quantify the welfare effects of zone pricing, or setting common prices across distinct markets, in retail oligopoly. Although… … Continue reading

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Reed Smith Analysis: Trump Administration’s Drug Pricing Blueprint

As previously reported, the Trump Administration has released its “Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs.”  Many of the recommendations in the Blueprint were previously made in President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, while numerous others are … Continue reading

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