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Dealer Pricing of Consumer Credit


Giuseppe Bertola


Università di Torino - Dipartimento di Economia; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Stefan Hochguertel


VU University Amsterdam; Tinbergen Institute - Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam (TIA)

Winfried Koeniger


University of St.Gallen; CEPR; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)


International Economic Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 1103-1142, November 2005

Abstract:     
Price discrimination incentives may induce dealers to bear the financial cost of their customers' credit purchases. We focus on how financial market imperfections make it possible to segment the customer population. When borrowing and lending rates differ from each other and from the rate of interest on a durable good purchase, the structure of those rates influences customers' choices to purchase on credit or cash terms, and the scope for dealers' price discrimination. Empirical analysis of a set of installment-credit, personal-loan, and regional interest rate data offers considerable support to the assumptions and implications of our theoretical framework.

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Date posted: November 6, 2005  

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Bertola, Giuseppe and Hochguertel, Stefan and Koeniger, Winfried, Dealer Pricing of Consumer Credit. International Economic Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 1103-1142, November 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=825174

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Giuseppe Bertola (Contact Author)
Università di Torino - Dipartimento di Economia ( email )
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Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Stefan Hochguertel
VU University Amsterdam ( email )
Dept Econ (FEWEB)
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1081HV Amsterdam
Netherlands
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+31 20 59 89870 (Fax)
Tinbergen Institute - Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam (TIA)
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Amsterdam, 1082 MS
Netherlands
Winfried Koeniger
University of St.Gallen ( email )
Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research
Varnbüelstr. 14
St.Gallen, CH-9000
Switzerland
CEPR ( email )
77 Bastwick Street
London, EC1V 3PZ
United Kingdom
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) ( email )
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D-53072 Bonn
Germany
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