Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/82809
Authors: 
Budzinski, Oliver
Kretschmer, Jürgen-Peter
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
Working Paper, Department of Environmental and Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark 99
Abstract: 
Pricing strategies may include the advertising of meeting-the-competition clauses (MCCs). We show in a specific spatial model scenario with differently informed consumers that MCCs primarily serve as a device to facilitate collusion instead of allowing for price discrimination between these consumers.
Subjects: 
meeting-the-competition clauses
advertising
price discrimination
competition
collusion
JEL: 
M21
M37
L40
L11
D21
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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