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A Market For Television and Internet Content

Abstract We develop a unique model for household preferences in a three good market of television content (cable), internet content (Netflix), and income spent on any other good or activity. Utility is a function of the time spent viewing television content, time spent viewing internet content, and income spent otherwise. Preferences are determined by the complementarity (or substitutability) of television and internet content, the complementarity of viewing content and spending income otherwise, and individual preference for income. Consumers maximize utility subject to time of viewership and budget constraints. We analyze the comparative statics of the model by varying the complementarity between television and internet content and the complementa... (more)
Created Date 2016-05
Contributor Weser, Daniel James (Author) / Leiva Bertran, Fernando (Thesis Director) / Mendez, Jose (Committee Member) / Department of Economics / School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences / Barrett, The Honors College
Subject Economics / Game Theory / Industrial Organization
Series Academic Year 2015-2016
Type Text
Extent 18 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
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