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Replication data for: Competition and the Use of Foggy Pricing

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Miravete, Eugenio J.
Publication Date
2013-02-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Firms engage in foggy pricing when the menu of tariff options aims at profiting from consumer mistakes. The analysis of this paper concludes that the transition from monopoly to competition in the early US cellular telephone industry does not generally foster the use of such deceptive strategies. I offer three alternative measures to account for the fogginess of the menu of options offered by cellular carriers. All results are robust to the existence of uncertainty regarding future consumption at the time of choosing a particular tariff option, as well as to consumers' heterogeneity with respect to cellular telephone usage. (JEL D03, L11, L12, L13, L96)
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/mic.5.1.194 (Text)
Publications
  • Miravete, Eugenio J. “Competition and the Use of Foggy Pricing.” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 5, no. 1 (February 2013): 194–216. https://doi.org/10.1257/mic.5.1.194.
    • ID: 10.1257/mic.5.1.194 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-12-07

Miravete, Eugenio J. (2013): Replication data for: Competition and the Use of Foggy Pricing. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116442V1