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1. statistical discrimination

Statistical discrimination is a theory of inequality between demographic groups based on stereotypes that do not arise from prejudice ...

By Andrea Moro. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2009

2. Redlining

Redlining is the practice of restricting or denying access to services in a spatially defined area. Typically, redlining refers to the ...

By Ethan Cohen-Cole. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2010

3. Two-part tariffs

A two-part tariff is a pricing scheme according to which the buyer pays to the seller a fixed fee and a constant charge for each unit ...

By Nikolaos Vettas. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2011

4. price discrimination (empirical studies)

Price discrimination occurs when the prices of similar products sold by the same firm show variation that cannot be attributed to cost variation. Recent ...

By Frank Verboven. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. taste-based discrimination

Economists typically account for differences in economic outcomes between ethnic groups with explanations having to do with differences in skill, explanations ...

By Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2009

6. anti-discrimination law

This article reviews the major legislative initiatives outlawing discrimination, discusses the theoretical arguments for and against such initiatives, ...

By John J. Donohue III. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. price dispersion

Price dispersion occurs when different sellers offer different prices for the same good. Empirical studies have identified price dispersion as widespread ...

By Ed Hopkins. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. airline industry

The 1978 US airline deregulation benefited passengers through lower fares and expanded service. Airline privatization and liberalization elsewhere in ...

By Severin Borenstein and Nancy Rose. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. Lardner, Dionysius (1793–1859)

Scientific popularizer and railway economist, Lardner was born in Dublin on 3 April 1793 and died on 29 April 1859. He was educated at Trinity College, ...

By Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. Ellet, Charles, Jr. (1810–1862)

American engineer and economic theorist, Ellet was born on 1 January 1810 at Penn's Manor, Pennsylvania, and died on 21 June 1862, a victim of the Civil ...

By Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008