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Online Advertising and Privacy

Alexandre de Corniere, Romain de Nijs
2012 Social Science Research Network  
As the number of firms becomes large, it is always profitable for the platform to disclose the information, but this need not be efficient, because of the distortion caused by the higher prices.  ...  An online platform makes a profit by auctioning an advertising slot that appears whenever a consumer visits its website.  ...  While third-degree price discrimination leads to a higher price for consumers in the strong market, disclosure of information by the platform leads to a higher price for everyone.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2191124 fatcat:eqbzg2g3vzcfbbvloom273tbi4

Stock-Market Law and the Accuracy of Public Companies' Stock Prices

Kevin S. Haeberle
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Off-exchange platforms likely use their legal ability to discriminate among traders in order to target uninformed traders and exclude informed ones.  ...  However, almost 40% of all trading now occurs through off-exchange platforms, 64 which are theoretically dominated by uninformed traders as a result of their ability to discriminate among traders.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2410422 fatcat:qhfpeo64hbdgzlx7lucqlsaw3m

The Regulatory Framework for Market Transparency in Future Power Systems under the Web-of-Cells Concept

Viktorija Bobinaite, Marialaura Di Somma, Giorgio Graditi, Irina Oleinikova
2019 Energies  
; (4) retail market transparency; (5) disclosure of privacy-sensitive household attributes; and (6) disclosure of information on market for frequency and voltage control.  ...  Moreover, in order to take into account the WoC peculiarities, a set of integrations to the current regulatory rules is also proposed, addressing: (1) disclosure of information in respect to attributes  ...  , based on short-term flexible, non-discriminating, transparent and competitive market principles  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12050880 fatcat:ep5xud55r5hlxncgronrxgmsqe

Investigating Privacy and Information Disclosure Behavior in Social Electronic Commerce

Yuan Sun, Shuyue Fang, Yujong Hwang
2019 Sustainability  
Based on these results, social e-commerce enterprises should promote users' behaviors of hot topic interactivity and group buying to stimulate users' information disclosure behavior.  ...  Privacy concerns negatively influence the behavior of information disclosure while perceived benefits positively influence the behavior of information disclosure.  ...  Currently, the majority of research about the information disclosure of users is based upon the privacy calculus model, which is closely associated with exchange theory [35, 36] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11123311 fatcat:y4hgarenhbgrppfkxwxnx7j2ty

Platform Revenue Strategy Selection Considering Consumer Group Data Privacy Regulation

Xudong Lin, Shuilin Liu, Xiaoli Huang, Hanyang Luo, Sumin Yu
2021 Mathematics  
Based on the theory of group privacy, the three-party equilibrium evolution is solved by constructing a sequential game model including platform, seller, and consumer alliance.  ...  by increasing the service matching level and reducing the commission rate.  ...  However, the balance between information disclosure data, merchant pricing, and a platform business model is requested.  ... 
doi:10.3390/math9222904 fatcat:2hdcfva5ufhjhlcx42c4vvngqm

Big Data Competition and Market Power

Marco Gambaro
2019 Market and Competition Law Review  
So, the transfer of personal data can be considered an implicit price for many free information services.  ...  A dominant position obtained through collection and processing of big amounts of personal data allow practices such as first-degree price discrimination, personalised advertising, and artificial degradation  ...  private information on preferences, or reserve prices, which will then be exploited to extract the entire generated surplus from the exchange.  ... 
doi:10.7559/mclawreview.2018.326 fatcat:2f4aq7bcrnee7kgkpipmoovvii

Discriminatory Pricing of Over-the-Counter Derivatives

Harald Hau, Peter Hoffmann, Sam Langfield, Yannick Timmer
2019 IMF Working Papers  
However, price discrimination is eliminated when clients trade through multi-dealer request-for-quote platforms.  ...  New regulatory data reveal extensive price discrimination against non-financial clients in the FX derivatives market.  ...  Enhanced disclosure would enable clients to make more informed choices about trading venues and more competitive pricing, possibly inducing additional hedging activity by firms which currently find it  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781498303774.001 fatcat:2j3itaxfirbtdmltwvgaptqvze

Regulating Information Flows in Capital Markets

Onnig H. Dombalagian
2015 Social Science Research Network  
by others, whether because of the cost of production, the impact of public disclosure on its other operations, the incentive to discriminate among potential users, or the ability to control downstream  ...  For example, issuer disclosure requirements might be standardized by competing regulated exchanges or regulated markets that operate a global tier of trading under coordinated regulatory oversight.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2613117 fatcat:dla53q45ufaehbwfvzkdti32sm

Workshop on internet economics (WIE2017) final report

kc claffy, Geoff Huston, David Clark
2018 Computer communication review  
This workshop series provides a forum for researchers, Internet facilities and service providers, technologists, economists, theorists, policy makers, and other stakeholders to exchange views on current  ...  December 2017) -to repeal the 2015 classification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications (common carrier) service -set the stage for vigorous discussion on what type of data can inform  ...  Acknowledgments The workshop was supported by CAIDA members, and by the National Science Foundation's Computing and Networking Systems Division CNS-1414177 and the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure  ... 
doi:10.1145/3276799.3276805 fatcat:ubxaswjtyjfc7h7kabopmjro3e

Written Evidence to HM Treasury's Digital Competition Expert Panel

Anca D. Chirita
2018 Social Science Research Network  
discrimination for smaller businesses and price discrimination based on categorisation for larger corporations, see Competition & Markets Authority, 'Pricing algorithms: Economic working paper on the  ...  On the economics of price discrimination effects on consumers based on their purchasing history, see Drew Fudenberg and J Miguel Villas-Boas, 'Price Discrimination in the Digital Economy' in Peitz (2012  ...  discrimination based on tracking engaged in by all online traders, irrespective of whether they are dominant or not, similar to the EU Regulation 302/2018 on Geo-tracking.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3297564 fatcat:q5hvax7bs5d6jm3ymuddlxfloq

The Economics of Social Data: An Introduction

Dirk Bergemann, Alessandro Bonatti
2019 Social Science Research Network  
Large internet platforms collect data from individual users in almost every interaction on the internet.  ...  The social nature of the data generates an informational externality that we investigate in this note.  ...  What is the cost of acquiring information for the platform? A rational consumer would be willing to disclose private information to a platform in exchange for monetary or non-monetary compensation.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3459793 fatcat:grlvea57nnecba43work4unb5e

Reining in the Big Promise of Big Data: Transparency, Inequality, and New Regulatory Frontiers

Philipp Hacker, Bilyana Petkova
2016 Social Science Research Network  
to limit excessive pricing of the data-free option.  ...  The growing differentiation of services based on Big Data harbors the potential both for greater societal inequality and for greater equality.  ...  In particular, we gave the example of positive price discrimination based on wealth indicators by private companies such as Amazon or Orbitz. 165 However, positive price discrimination can only be a very  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2773527 fatcat:fbva7j7xwvey3b7r6mwmtldabq

A study on information disclosure, trust, reducing search cost, and online group-buying intention

Shu-Mei Tseng, Meng-Chieh Lee
2016 Journal of Enterprise Information Management  
Please visit for more information. About Emerald Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society.  ...  If you would like to write for this, or any other Emerald publication, then please use our Emerald for Authors service information about how to choose which publication to write for and submission guidelines  ...  This is consisted of 13 items, mainly based on the information disclosure scales proposed by Joslin (2005) , Lee (2008) and Friedman, Harris and Lindeman (2013) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/jeim-07-2015-0063 fatcat:noy5srmyffb7nlogvivql4rpnu

The Economics of Privacy

Alessandro Acquisti, Curtis Taylor, Liad Wagman
2016 Journal of Economic Literature  
We conclude the article by highlighting some of the ongoing issues in the privacy debate of interest to economists. (  ...  Third, in digital economies, consumers' ability to make informed decisions about their privacy is severely hindered because consumers are often in a position of imperfect or asymmetric information regarding  ...  vast stream of studies on intertemporal price discrimination based on consumer recognition.  ... 
doi:10.1257/jel.54.2.442 fatcat:3edb5nk4bvelrcufqd4usvvhnm

Online Privacy and Information Disclosure by Consumers

Shota Ichihashi
2018 Social Science Research Network  
In that setting, a seller prefers to commit to not price discriminate based on the timing of purchase.  ...  These components lead to different welfare consequences of information disclosure and price discrimination.  ...  Then, under both pricing regimes, recommending product 1 maximizes revenue given any prices.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3112905 fatcat:f2vlyp6xpnbp3jgjogjgcq7xhe
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