Price Discrimination Across Indications in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Case of Finasteride
4 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2005
Date Written: December 2005
This paper examines the price differential between two prescription drugs (Proscar and Propecia) which contain the same active ingredient (finasteride) in different dosages. It is argued that the price differential is an example of price discrimination across indications of the same substance.
Keywords: price discrimination, pharmaceuticals, market power
JEL Classification: D40, L11, L65
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