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Information goods and endogenous pricing strategies: the case of academic journals

  title={Information goods and endogenous pricing strategies: the case of academic journals},
  author={M. McCabe},
  journal={Economics Bulletin},
  • M. McCabe
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • Economics Bulletin
  • I model journal pricing behavior in a portfolio demand environment and consider how the ongoing transition from print to digital distribution has lead to endogenous changes in pricing behavior. Specifically, when choosing whether or not to price discriminate, publishers compare the benefits of selling more content to each set of buyers against the associated additional costs. As the distribution costs decline, price discrimination becomes more attractive. However, since this cost decline also s… CONTINUE READING
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