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Journal:   LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE   SUMMER 2013 , Volume 16 , Number 2 (62); Page(s) 7 To 28.
 
Paper: 

INFORMATION GOODS PRICING STRATEGIES

 
 
Author(s):  ATAPOUR HASHEM, NADERY ABOLQASEM
 
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Abstract: 

Purpose: Regarding market structure and characteristics of information goods, common pricing methods are not useful for these goods. So, it is necessary to adopt strategies that fit the characteristics of this particular item. The purpose of this paper is to introduce and describe appropriate strategies for information goods pricing.
Methodology: This paper is conceptual paper which has conducted using library method to collect data.
Findings /Results: It seems that price discrimination strategies and bundling are very efficient in information goods pricing. Price discrimination and its types including first degree, second degree and third degree discriminations as well as bundling and its types including bundling with marginal cost and bundling without marginal cost are described in the paper. It concludes that the above strategies to be applied properly, maximum profit for the producer and maximum utility for the consumer can be achieved. Thus, information goods market becomes socially efficient.
Originality: This paper addresses the issue of information goods pricing in a detailed manner. So, it could be of interest to information professionals, information goods producers and those who are interested in the information economy.

 
Keyword(s): PRICING, INFORMATION GOODS, PRICE DISCRIMINATIONS, BUNDLING, INFORMATION ECONOMICS
 
 
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APA: Copy

ATAPOUR, H., & NADERY, A. (2013). INFORMATION GOODS PRICING STRATEGIES. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, 16(2 (62)), 7-28. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509929



Vancouver: Copy

ATAPOUR HASHEM, NADERY ABOLQASEM. INFORMATION GOODS PRICING STRATEGIES. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE. 2013 [cited 2021July31];16(2 (62)):7-28. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509929



IEEE: Copy

ATAPOUR, H., NADERY, A., 2013. INFORMATION GOODS PRICING STRATEGIES. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, [online] 16(2 (62)), pp.7-28. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509929.



 
 
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