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SUMMARY This study investigates the effect of survey mode on respondent learning and fatigue during repeated choice experiments. Stated preference data are obtained from an experiment concerning high-speed Internet service conducted on samples of mail respondents and online respondents. We identify and estimate aspects of the error components for different(More)
Real-time lectures recorded on video and streamed over the Internet are a useful supplement to non-classroom learning. However, because recording confines the instructor to the podium, the classroom experience is diminished when there is less social interaction.This study uses choice experiment data to estimate economics students' willingness to pay for(More)
We estimate the demand for local news service described by the offerings from newspapers, radio, television, the Internet, and Smartphone. The results show that the representative consumer values diversity in the reporting of news, more coverage of multicultural issues, and more information on community news. About two-thirds of consumers have a distaste(More)
This study estimates a nested multinomial logit (NMNL) model of broadband delivered entertainment service subscription that allows for the impact of an installation fee and rental price, service attributes and household demographic variables on subscription. The model is estimated on stated-preference data obtained from an Australia-wide survey of capital(More)
The efficiency results of marginal-cost pricing have been used to justify the imposition of regulatory policy tools to determine optimal pricing. In the more sophisticated form, Ramsey-Boiteux pricing methodology is recommended as a pricing-policy tool. These methods are static. Nevertheless, they are applied to major infrastructure industries such as(More)
We use data from restaurants in Shanghai, China to conduct a new empirical analysis of prices and coupons. Our results show a positive relationship between prices and online coupons. Moreover, the price premium from couponing is higher for restaurants about which consumer values appear to be more uncertain. When consumer uncertainty is high, restaurants(More)
We estimate the value of online privacy with a differentiated products model of the demand for Smartphone apps. We study the apps market because it is typically necessary for the consumer to relinquish some personal information through " privacy permissions " to obtain the app and its benefits. Results show that the representative consumer is willing to(More)