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dc.contributor.authorHerweg, Fabianen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-29T15:11:34Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-29T15:11:34Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/22977-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, I compare two-part tariff competition to linear pricing in a vertically differentiated duopoly. Consumers have identical tastes for quality but differ in their preferences for quantity. The main finding is that quality differentiation occurs in equilibrium if and only if two-part tariffs are permitted. Furthermore, two-part tariff competition encourages entry, which in turn increases welfare. Nevertheless, two-part tariff competition decreases consumers? surplus compared to linear pricing.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aBonn econ discussion papers |x2007,2en_US
dc.subject.jelL13en_US
dc.subject.jelL11en_US
dc.subject.jelD43en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordDuopolyen_US
dc.subject.keywordTwo-part tariffen_US
dc.subject.keywordVertical differentiationen_US
dc.subject.stwPreisdifferenzierungen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktdifferenzierungen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktqualitäten_US
dc.subject.stwDuopolen_US
dc.subject.stwWohlfahrtseffekten_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleCan price discrimination lead to product differentiation? A vertical differentiation modelen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn531241009en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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