Maxi-Min Non-Linear Pricing of Differentiated Digital Goods in 'Monitored Closed' Peer-to-Peer Networks under Un-Constrained Transferable Utility and Unknown Demand, and the Firm’s Distribution Choices

14 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2012 Last revised: 2 Oct 2016

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

The main objectives of this article are a) to develop pricing schemes (for digital content) that reduce the information producers’ losses from copyright infringement while maximizing social welfare, b) show how the configuration of networks affects propensity for Digital Piracy and pricing of digital content; c) analyze how the present mispricing of internet access contributes to illegal online file-sharing.

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Nwogugu, Michael C. I., Maxi-Min Non-Linear Pricing of Differentiated Digital Goods in 'Monitored Closed' Peer-to-Peer Networks under Un-Constrained Transferable Utility and Unknown Demand, and the Firm’s Distribution Choices (2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1515535 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1515535

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