Joint Pricing and Inventory Control under Reference Price Effects

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Author / Creator:Gimpl-Heersink, Lisa.
Edition:1st, New ed.
Imprint:Frankfurt a.M. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften [2018], ┬ę2010.
Description:1 online resource.
Series:Forschungsergebnisse der Wirtschaftsuniversita╠łt Wien 33
Subject:Pricing -- Mathematical models.
Inventory control -- Mathematical models.
Inventory control -- Mathematical models.
Pricing -- Mathematical models.
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Notes:Thesis (Doctoral).
The Author: Lisa Gimpl-Heersink, M. Sc. in Technical Mathematics and Ph. D. in Social and Economic Sciences; latest academic working experiences as an Research Assistant at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and subsequently as an Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna; research interests in Operations Research, Supply Chain Management and Risk Management.
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Summary:In this work, we address the problem of simultaneously determining a pricing and inventory replenishment strategy under reference price effects. This reference price effect models the fact that consumers not only react sensitively to the current price, but also to deviations from a reference price formed on the basis of past purchases. Immediate effects of price reductions on profits have to be weighted against the resulting losses in future periods. By providing an analytical analysis and numerical simulations we study how the additional dynamics of the consumers' willingness to pay affect an optimal pricing and inventory control model and whether a simple policy such as a base-stock-list-price policy holds in such a setting.
Other form:Print version: 9783631589137
Standard no.:9783631753804