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KillerApps Micro: Information
03/15/15
By reducing information cost, the internet has ushered in many novel two-sided markets.

09/11/07
Chinese companies try to move up the value chain by buying established brands.

06/22/06
Better information on risky events may lead to market failure due to adverse selection.

06/22/06
Health insurance premiums tend to be high for individual policies because of adverse selection and moral hazard.

06/22/06
Poorly informed consumers usually end up getting stuck with lemon products which are passed around to avoid capital loss.

01/16/06
The prevalence of yes persons is due to the difficulty of objectively assessing the contribution of white-collar work and the bossesí human desire to hear confirming information.

09/02/05
Too many choices might lead to decision paralysis due to information overload.

02/26/05
Mobile phones that require less fixed investment and maintenance can extend telecommunications to areas that copper wires might have taken decades to reach.

02/08/05
Controlling the distribution of products and the provision of after-sale service considerably reduce free riding of online shoppers on offline stores for product information.

11/09/01
Because well-known brands can signal quality and integrity amid consumer ignorance, brands could stabilize market share and enhance brand-owners' ability to charge premium prices.

11/10/00
Genetic test results on fatal diseases could lead to adverse selection of membership in life and health insurance if unfavorable results are concealed from insurers.

08/16/00
Pinaki Bose
The Grameen Bank in Bangladesh uses joint liability as a screening device to overcome insufficient information on the soundness of individual loan projects and to circumvent the dangers of providing loans without collateral among the poor.

02/02/00
A mistaken identity can confer temporary competitive advantage to a business because of insufficient information on the part of naÔve customers.


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