Pascal Courty

University of Victoria

Assistant Professor

3800 Finnerty Rd

Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5C2

Canada

European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)

Villa San Paolo

Via della Piazzuola 43

50133 Florence

Italy

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Strategy Communication and Measurement Systems

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jun 1998
Pascal Courty
University of Victoria
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Valuation Uncertainty and Demand Dynamics: An Application to Tickets Markets

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 May 1998
Pascal Courty
University of Victoria
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Sales, Quantity Surcharge, and Consumer Inattention

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
Sofronis Clerides and Pascal Courty
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of Victoria
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quantity surcharge, sales, promotions, consumer inattention, quantity discounts, nonlinear pricing

Sales, Quantity Surcharge, and Consumer Inattention

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8115
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Sofronis Clerides and Pascal Courty
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of Victoria
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consumer inattention, nonlinear pricing, promotions, quantity discounts, quantity surcharge, sales

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Sequential Screening

Economics Working Paper 224
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 May 1998
Pascal Courty and Li Hao
University of Victoria and University of Hong Kong
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Timing of Seasonal Sales

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Sep 1998
Pascal Courty and Li Hao
University of Victoria and University of Hong Kong
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Timing of Seasonal Sales

The Journal of Business, Vol. 72, No. 4, October 1999
Posted: 18 Aug 1999
Pascal Courty
University of Victoria

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An Empirical Investigation of Gaming Responses to Performance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Sep 1998
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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Product Launches and Buying Frenzies: A Dynamic Perspective

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
Pascal Courty and Javad Nasiry
University of Victoria and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Advance Selling, Buying Frenzy, Customer Desperation, Strategic Customer Behavior

Product Launches and Buying Frenzies: A Dynamic Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9462
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 May 2013
Pascal Courty and Javad Nasiry
University of Victoria and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Advance Selling, Buying Frenzy, Customer Desperation

On the Sorting of Physicians Across Medical Occupations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3862
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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performance measurement, moral hazard, incentives, matching, pre-matching investment, career choice, medical specialization

On the Sorting of Physicians Across Medical Occupations

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Apr 2009
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics, Human Resources¸ Labor and Education, Welfare / Health Care/ Social Policy

On the Sorting of Physicians Across Medical Occupations

NBER Working Paper No. w14502
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2010
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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Curbing Cream-Skimming: Evidence on Enrolment Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3909
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Pascal Courty, Do Han Kim and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria, University at Albany, SUNY and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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performance measurement, cream-skimming, enrolment incentives, bureaucrat behavior, public organizations

Curbing Cream-Skimming: Evidence on Enrolment Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7121
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Pascal Courty, Do Han Kim and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria, University at Albany, SUNY and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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bureaucrat behavior, cream-skimming, enrolment incentives, Performance measurement, public organizations

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Ticket Pricing Under Demand Uncertainty

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3443
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Aug 2002
Pascal Courty
University of Victoria
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Ticket pricing, resale, price discrimination

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Suspense

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3251
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2002
William M. Chan, Pascal Courty and Hao Li
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, University of Victoria and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Tournament, sports economics, incentives

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Does Responsive Pricing Increase Efficiency? Evidence from Pricing Experiments in an Internet Cafe

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4149
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2004
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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Responsive pricing

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An Empirical Investigation of Gaming Responses to Explicit Performance Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3164
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2002
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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Performance incentives, contract theory, moral hazard, multi tasking, government incentives

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Performance Incentives with Award Constraints

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2720
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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Fixed award budget, limited liability, performance incentive

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A General Test of Gaming

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4514
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics
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Performance incentive, performance measurement, gaming, multi-tasking, government organization

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Responsive Pricing

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4036
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Oct 2003
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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L97, responsive pricing, real time pricing, dynamic pricing

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Simultaneous Allocation of Bundled Goods Through Auctions: Assessing the Case for Joint Bidding

CIRANO - Scientific Publications 2013s-37
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Oct 2013
Daniel Rondeau, Pascal Courty and Maurice Doyon
University of Victoria - Department of Economics, University of Victoria and Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organization (CIRANO)
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Timber auctions, forest industry, joint bidding, bidding rings, collusion, simultaneous auction, starting price, two bidder rule

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The Pricing of Art and the Art of Pricing: Pricing Styles in the Concert Industry

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8967
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 25 May 2012
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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Behavioral pricing, exploitation of market power, Fair pricing, Price discrimination, Pricing style, Rationing

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The Impact of Price Discrimination on Revenue: Evidence from the Concert Industry

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7120
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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Price discrimination, return to price discrimination, second degree price discrimination

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Price Discrimination in the Concert Industry

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7143
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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Price discrimination, profit maximization, second degree price discrimination

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Do Consumers Care About How Prices are Set?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6533
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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antagonism, Consumer demand, demand fluctuation, fairness, rationing

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Suspense: Dynamic Incentives in Sports Contests

Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 534, pp. 24-46, January 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
William M. Chan, Pascal Courty and Li Hao
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, University of Victoria and University of Toronto
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Opaque Selling: Static or Inter-Temporal Price Discrimination?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9463
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 May 2013
Pascal Courty and Wenyu Liu
University of Victoria and University of Victoria
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inter-temporal price discrimination, opacity, Opaque selling, product differentiation

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Does Responsive Pricing Smooth Demand Shocks?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6662
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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capacity utilization, Consumer demand, price variability, responsive pricing

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Price Variation Antagonism and Firm Pricing Policies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6663
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Pascal Courty and Mario Pagliero
University of Victoria and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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Consumer demand, Fairness, Responsive pricing

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The Value of Online Scarcity Signals

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12480
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Pascal Courty and Sinan Ozel
University of Victoria and University of Victoria
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Airline Ticket., Online Recommendations, Persuasion, price discrimination, Scarcity

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Failure of the Becker-Degroot-Marschak Mechanism in Inexperienced Subjects: New Tests of the Game Form Misconception Hypothesis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12479
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
University of Victoria, University of Victoria, Université Laval and University of Victoria - Department of Economics
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Becker-DeGroot-Marschak, game form misconception, Game form recognition, mistake, preference elicitation.

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A Pure Hedonic Theory of Utility and Status: Unhappy But Efficient Invidious Comparisons

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12478
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Pascal Courty and Merwan Engineer
University of Victoria and University of Victoria
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Conspicuous consumption, Happiness, inequality, rat race, reference group, Status, utility, welfare

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Retention of Talented Academic Researchers: Evidence from a Government Intervention

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 5, pp. 1635-1660, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jul 2016
Pascal Courty and john sim
University of Victoria and University of Victoria
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Loss Aversion and the Uniform Pricing Puzzle for Vertically Differentiated Products

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10523
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Pascal Courty and Javad Nasiry
University of Victoria and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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expectations-based loss aversion, personal equilibrium, uniform pricing puzzle, vertically differentiated products

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Do Fans Care About Compliance to Doping Regulations in Sports? The Impact of PED Suspension in Baseball

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10524
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Jeffrey Cisyk and Pascal Courty
University of Victoria and University of Victoria
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baseball, demand estimation, doping, performance enhancing drug

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Curbing Cream-Skimming: Evidence on Enrollment Incentives

Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Pascal Courty, Do Han Kim and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria, University at Albany, SUNY and University at Albany - Department of Economics

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Performance measurement, cream-skimming, enrolment incentives, bureaucrat behavior, public organizations

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Measuring Government Performance: Lessons from a Federal Job Training Program

AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, March 1997
Posted: 15 May 1998
Pascal Courty and Gerald Marschke
University of Victoria and University at Albany - Department of Economics

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