Böhme, Enrico (2012): Second-Degree Price Discrimination on Two-Sided Markets.
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The present paper provides a descriptive analysis of the second-degree price discrimination problem on a monopolistic two-sided market. By imposing a simple two-sided framework with two distinct types of agents on one of its market sides, it will be shown that under incomplete information, the extent of platform access for high-demand agents is strictly reduced below the benchmark level (complete information). In addition, the paper’s findings imply that it is feasible in the optimum to charge higher payments from low-demand agents if the extent of interaction with agents from the opposite market side is assumed to be bundle-specific.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Second-Degree Price Discrimination on Two-Sided Markets|
|Keywords:||two-sided markets; second-degree price discrimination; monopoly|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D82 - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L12 - Monopoly; Monopolization Strategies
D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure and Pricing > D42 - Monopoly
L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L15 - Information and Product Quality; Standardization and Compatibility
|Depositing User:||Enrico Böhme|
|Date Deposited:||30. Aug 2012 09:20|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 02:40|
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