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NO. 275 报告人:史册

——Incidence and Welfare Effects of a Tax on Advertising in Two-Sided Markets

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题目:Incidence and Welfare Effects of a Tax on Advertising in Two-Sided Markets

报告人:史册    助理教授   香港中文大学经济系

主持人:朱希伟  教授   浙江大学经济学院

时间:2017年4月20日(周四)   15:30-17:00

地点:浙江大学玉泉校区经济学院418室

 

 

摘要: A number of European countries and US states have imposed/considered to impose a tax on advertising in media industries, often based on the justi cation that consumers view advertising as a (net) nuisance. Using a model of two-sided media markets, we show in this paper that, for mixed-fi nanced media platforms, taxation of advertising hurts all of the platform, advertisers, and ad-hating consumers. The results hold generally for a two-sided monopoly and for symmetric oligopolistic consumer markets with differentiated products. When a platform is (endogenously) solely ad- financed, taxation of advertising may benefit consumers while still hurting advertisers and the platform.

 

 

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2017-4-17