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Khaïreddine Jebsi and Lionel Thomas
''Nonlinear pricing of a congestible network good''
( 2005, Vol. 4 No.2 )
This paper analyzes optimal nonlinear pricing of a congestible network good. In contrast to the traditional efficiency-on-the-top result in the standard screening model, we show that the presence of a delay cost borne by users leads to upward distortions in consumption for the high-demand users.
JEL: D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty: General
L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance: General
Manuscript Received : Nov 30 2004 Manuscript Accepted : Jan 15 2005

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