Paper on Measuring Switching Costs in Triple Play Services Featured at Paris Tech Workshop on the Economics of Network Industries

Our paper on measuring switching costs in triple play services will be featured at the Annual Workshop in the Economics of Network Industries. This paper shows how consumer surplus, firm profits and welfare change when the lock-in period associated to today’s contracts change from the status quo of 24 months. We also discuss the potential effects that may arise if providers change current prices to accommodate shorter lock-in periods.
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