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dc.contributor.author Taylor, CR
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-28T19:04:56Z
dc.date.issued 2004-12-01
dc.identifier.citation RAND Journal of Economics, 2004, 35 (4), pp. 631 - 650
dc.identifier.issn 0741-6261
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2627
dc.description.abstract I investigate consumer privacy and the market for customer information in electronic retailing. The value of customer information derives from the ability of Internet firms to identify individual consumers and charge them personalized prices. I study two settings, a confidential regime in which the sale of customer information is not possible, and a disclosure regime in which one firm may compile and sell a customer list to another firm that uses it to price discriminate. Welfare comparisons depend critically on whether consumers anticipate sale of the list and on demand elasticity. Copyright © 2004, RAND.
dc.format.extent 631 - 650
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof RAND Journal of Economics
dc.title Consumer privacy and the market for customer information
dc.type Journal Article
dc.department Economics
pubs.issue 4
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Economics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 35

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