The price of discovering your needs online

Web users, even when not actively looking for a product, are continuously targeted by offers that potentially fit their interests. Does this kind of targeting always promote transactions with high social value? We consider a model in which a two-sided platform is visited by sellers seeking to promot...

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Volume: 164
Main Author: Carroni, Elias
Ferrari, Luca
Righi, Simone
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier B.V 01.08.2019
published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 164; pp. 317 - 330
ORCID: 0000-0002-6809-5339
Data of publication: August 2019
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Subjects:
M37
L10
D80
D83
D82
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: ScienceDirect Open Access Titles
Elsevier:ScienceDirect:Open Access
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