Identity Management, Privacy, and Price Discrimination

IEEE Security & Privacy, 2, 46--50

17 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2019 Last revised: 11 Jan 2019

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Alessandro Acquisti

Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

In economics, privacy is usually discussed in the context of consumer preferences and price discrimination. But what forms of personal data privacy are compatible with merchants’ interests in knowing more about their consumers, and how can identity management systems protect information privacy while enabling personalization and price discrimination?

Keywords: Identity Management, Privacy, Price Discrimination

Suggested Citation

Acquisti, Alessandro, Identity Management, Privacy, and Price Discrimination (2008). IEEE Security & Privacy, 2, 46--50, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3305361

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