May 5

Garrett Scott | Airline Pricing, Refunds, and the Role of Price Discrimination

Episode 9 of the Economic Forces Podcast

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Welcome to Episode 9 of the Economic Forces Podcast! We interview Garrett Scott about his job market paper "Screening with Refunds: Evidence from the Airline Industry." We discuss what makes airline pricing unique, especially the regulation and uncertainty involved, and the impact of price discrimination through refunds on the level of efficiency within the airline market.

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Below you’ll find a teaser clip and the full interview. Enjoy!