The impact of price discrimination on consumer surplus at popular music concerts
Edwin Eckard () and
Marlene A. Smith
Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 1, 222-224
We estimate consumer surplus gains and losses from concert ticket price discrimination. Fans purchasing low-priced tickets enjoy a surplus gain of about $9.26 per ticket while high-priced ticket buyers suffer a loss of about $17.63 per ticket.
Keywords: Price discrimination; Consumer surplus; Welfare economics; Popular music concerts (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D6 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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