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International price discrimination in the market for new cars

Michael G. Vrontamitis

International price discrimination in the market for new cars

do the opportunities exist between France, Germany, the UK and the US?

by Michael G. Vrontamitis

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Dissertation (M.Sc.) - University of Warwick, 1995.

Statementby Michael G. Vrontamitis.
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  The Price Is Racist: When Minorities (and Women) Are Asked to Pay More Untangling the weirdness of sexism and racism in the car and auto-repair market Derek Thompson. DISCUSSION The sensitivity of the price level of pharmaceuticals with respect to the purchasingpower of the population and the implementation of it national drug policy, strongly supports the assertion that international price discrimination is a common feature of the pharmaceutical world market. Of course, international price discrimination Cited by:

Price discrimination is a microeconomic pricing strategy where identical or largely similar goods or services are transacted at different prices by the same provider in different markets. Price discrimination is distinguished from product differentiation by the more substantial difference in production cost for the differently priced products involved in the latter strategy.   Dec A report from the New York Department of Consumer affairs discovers a huge number of examples of gender price discrimination for a variety of consumer products. One example quoted is that "Women, on average, paid 48 percent more for goods like shampoo, conditioner and gel.

  A traveller’s guide to airline price discrimination J pm EDT • Updated J pm EDT Jovana Stanisljevic, Grenoble École de Management (GEM). The optimal price structure in this case is that individuals of the first group pay a lower price, so that a ban on third-degree price discrimination is likely to reduce total welfare. 3 In a one-to-one matching market, the demands of men and women are positively interdependent, but intra-group participation externalities also occur: men Cited by: 3.


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International price discrimination in the market for new cars by Michael G. Vrontamitis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Importance of international price discrimination through the computation of the implied markups. In Section 2 I analyze the presence of car price differences across countries inand discuss some essential structural characteristics that may influence pricing in the European car market.

Section 3 develops the formal oligopoly model to be taken. This paper documents the variation in dealer discounts for new cars using transactions price data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey.

Consumer-specific characteristics fail to explain dealer discounts, whereas model, market-specific, and purchase transaction variables (e.g., first-time purchase, trade-in, and financing through dealer) do explain by: The data reveal that international price discrimination accounts for an International price discrimination in the market for new cars book part of the observed price differences.

Low price elasticities (or domestic market power) are present in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and especially by: The data reveal that international price discrimination accounts for an important part of the observed price differences.

Low price elasticities (or domestic market power) are present in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and especially Italy.

Binding import quota constraints on Japanese cars. Analysis of detailed book-level data reveals that (i) market introduction time has a strong effect on sales, suggesting that time is the crucial dimension of discrimination; (ii) differences in.

paid for new vehicle might be to suspect that men and women are being treated similarly in this market. Yet the fact that marital status, income, and education do seem to affect transactions prices when included together does suggest that prices are not set uniformly across consumers.5 One way to ask whether prices differ between men and.

Downloadable. This paper builds a baseline two-country model of real and monetary transmission under optimal international price discrimination.

Distributing traded goods to consumers requires nontradables; because of distributive trade, the price elasticity of export demand depends on the exchange rate.

Profit-maximizing monopolistic firms drive a wedge between wholesale and retail prices. When you factor in the international market, location becomes very complex. Note the prices for golfing in areas favored by Japanese tourists, who cannot get tee times in Japan.

One of the dangers of segmenting by location is arbitrage. Norplant, for example, sells for $ in the United States, but for as low as $24 in less developed countries.

3 price discrimination With the rapid development of economy and market, the price discrimination phenomenon is more and more universal and the form is more and more multiple. Price discrimination refers to companies selling exactly the same or similar production to different customers at different prices.

1In Novemberthe major IT Web. International Price Discrimination 1. International price discrimination Pharmaceutical companies may charge customers living in wealthier countries (such as the United States) a much higher price than for identical drugs in poorer nations, as is the case with the sale of anti-retroviral drugs in Africa.

A necessary condition for profitable price discrimination is different price elasticities of demand in different countries. It is the use of price as a competitive weapon to drive weaker competitors out of a national market.

It makes economic sense to charge the same prices across countries. norities face gender and race discrimination in the retail market for new cars. In brief, Ayres and Siegelman find that dealers' initial offers to white females during price negotiations for a new car are, on aver-age, $ higher than corresponding offers to white males; black females receive offers that are approximately $ above the offers.

[Show full abstract] non-transitory reduction in the degree of price discrimination against Swiss customers of medium- and large-sized cars in the years after the Notice came into effect. The. We study cross-country price differences in the European market for new passenger cars based on detailed pricing and technical data.

Car prices in Europe converged until the yearbut not thereafter. Within the EU 15 countries the price range of the median model in was close to 20 percent. We document a source of international price dif. Price discrimination is the practice of charging different customers different prices for the same product.

Many people consider price discrimination unfair, but economists argue that in many cases price discrimination is more likely to lead to greater welfare than is the uniform pricing alternative—sometimes for every party in the by:   One could argue that this isn’t a case of price discrimination, but instead one of car wash owners simply charging more because it’s a lot harder to clean a car covered in desert dust.

Following this logic, the car wash owners aren’t price discriminating, but rather selling a. At the other end of the spectrum, Ayres () and Ayres and Siegelman () focus on the relationship between dealer prices and buyer-specific attributes, race and gender in particular, and present substantial evidence that women and mi- norities face gender and race discrimination in the retail market for new cars.

International Price Discrimination in the European Car Market. Frank Verboven. RAND Journal of Economics,vol. 27, issue 2, Abstract: Why are car prices so different across European countries. I construct and estimate an oligopoly model to analyze whether international price discrimination can explain the by:   A price-sensitive consumer is more likely to be willing to spend time to get the price saving.

A high-income consumer who is less price-sensitive will be unwilling to spend the time. This is an example of indirect price discrimination because it is up to the consumer whether they get the cheaper price. Age Discounts. 50% off for students. International price discrimination Giocattolo is an Italian firm, and it is the only seller of toy cars in Italy and Spain.

Suppose that when the price of toy cars increases, Spanish children more readily replace them with toy motorbikes than Italian children. Thus, the demand for toy cars in Spain is more elastic than in Italy. Price discrimination is a pricing strategy that charges customers different prices for the same product or service.

In pure price discrimination, the seller charges each customer the maximum price.Price discrimination exists within a market when the sales of identical goods or services are sold at different prices by the same provider. The goal of price discrimination is for the seller to make the most profit possible.

Although the cost of producing the products is the same, the seller has the ability to increase the price based on.Second-degree discrimination is when the price of a product goes down the more of it a consumer purchases, which happens all the time in a market economy.

But big data may give rise to the kind of price discrimination known as first-degree discrimination.