Monday, November 27, 2017
Conditional Pricing Practices – A Short Primer
Patrick DeGraba, Federal Trade Commission - Antitrust I, Patrick Greenlee, U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, and Daniel P. O'Brien, Bates White Economic Consulting offer Conditional Pricing Practices – A Short Primer.
ABSTRACT: Conditional pricing practices are pricing strategies in which a seller conditions its prices on factors such as volume, the set of products purchased, or the buyer’s share of purchases from the seller. This short primer provides a unifying overview of the economic literature that addresses these practices.