Olivia Jeavons

Olivia is an undergraduate studying Economics and Politics at the University of Manchester. Academically, Olivia particularly enjoys studying the issues surrounding the economics and politics of international and domestic development. Outside of study, her interests include history and literature. Bringing these elements together, she predominantly provides a combination of 'biographical' and 'basic concept' pieces, with the aim of both entertaining and informing readers.

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John Forbes Nash, Jr. (1928 – )

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John Forbes Nash, Jr. (1928 – )

John Forbes Nash Jr. is an American mathematician and co-recipient of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on game theory. He is also the subject of the 2001 film ‘A Beautiful Mind’.

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Third Degree Price Discrimination Explained

Filed in Basic Concepts by on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
Third Degree Price Discrimination Explained

Third-degree price discrimination is a pricing strategy which involves a firm charging different market segments different prices for the same good.

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First Degree Price Discrimination Explained

Filed in Basic Concepts by on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
First Degree Price Discrimination Explained

First-degree price discrimination is a theoretical pricing strategy which involves a firm charging every consumer the maximum price that the individual consumer is willing to pay.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Price Discrimination

Filed in Basic Concepts by on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
A Beginner’s Guide to Price Discrimination

Price discrimination is a pricing strategy which involves a firm charging a variety of prices for the same good.

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