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The Resource Why popcorn costs so much at the movies : and other pricing puzzles, Richard B. McKenzie

Why popcorn costs so much at the movies : and other pricing puzzles, Richard B. McKenzie

Label
Why popcorn costs so much at the movies : and other pricing puzzles
Title
Why popcorn costs so much at the movies
Title remainder
and other pricing puzzles
Statement of responsibility
Richard B. McKenzie
Title variation
Pricing puzzles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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McKenzie, Richard B
Dewey number
338.520973
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HB235.U6
LC item number
M395 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Prices
  • Pricing
  • Value
  • Cost and standard of living
  • United States
Label
Why popcorn costs so much at the movies : and other pricing puzzles, Richard B. McKenzie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-317) and index
Contents
Preface: How prices matter -- Price and the "law of unintended consequences" -- Pricing lemons, views, and university housing -- Why sales -- Why popcorn costs so much at the movies -- Why so many coupons -- Why some goods are free -- Free printers and pricey ink cartridges -- Why movie ticket prices are all the same -- Why so many prices end with "9" -- The economics of manufacturers' rebates -- The psychology and evolutionary biology of manufacturers' rebates -- The question of queues -- Why men earn more on average than women-and always will
Control code
ocn192027294
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 326 p.
Isbn
9780387769998
Lccn
2008923102
Other physical details
charts
Label
Why popcorn costs so much at the movies : and other pricing puzzles, Richard B. McKenzie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-317) and index
Contents
Preface: How prices matter -- Price and the "law of unintended consequences" -- Pricing lemons, views, and university housing -- Why sales -- Why popcorn costs so much at the movies -- Why so many coupons -- Why some goods are free -- Free printers and pricey ink cartridges -- Why movie ticket prices are all the same -- Why so many prices end with "9" -- The economics of manufacturers' rebates -- The psychology and evolutionary biology of manufacturers' rebates -- The question of queues -- Why men earn more on average than women-and always will
Control code
ocn192027294
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 326 p.
Isbn
9780387769998
Lccn
2008923102
Other physical details
charts

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