Szczygielski, Krzysztof and Komisarski, Andrzej (2012): On the Existence of Quality Measures in Random Utility Models.
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Random Utitly Models (RUMs) are a particularly convenient way of modelling product differentiation. In this paper we demonstrate that they can be used to examine the possibilities of creating quality measures from data on prices and sales volumes. We formulate conditions sufficient for the existence of quality measures in two broad families of RUMs: additive random utility models and pure vertical differentiation models.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||On the Existence of Quality Measures in Random Utility Models|
|Keywords:||quality measure, product differentiation, random utility models|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure and Pricing > D43 - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L15 - Information and Product Quality; Standardization and Compatibility
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C60 - General
|Depositing User:||Krzysztof Szczygielski|
|Date Deposited:||01. Nov 2012 16:12|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 08:11|
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