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Price Discrimination
Journal of Industrial Organization Education (2008)
  • Sylvain Weber
  • Cyril Pasche
Abstract

This lecture, PowerPoint slide show, and Stata ado-file offer an introduction to price discrimination, with an emphasis on third-degree price discrimination. Graphical intuition and mathematical analysis make this lecture appropriate both for undergraduate and graduate students. After explaining the functioning of a simple monopoly, and discussing first and second-degree price discrimination, the lecture deals with third-degree price discrimination. Everyday examples, graphics, and a mathematical treatment are offered. The lecture and the accompanying PowerPoint slide show should take about 90 minutes to go through.

Keywords
  • monopoly,
  • price discrimination,
  • kinked demand
Publication Date
January 1, 2008
Citation Information
Sylvain Weber and Cyril Pasche. "Price Discrimination" Journal of Industrial Organization Education Vol. 2 Iss. 1 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sylvain_weber/1/