Why do amusement parks only charge a fixed admission fee?

Dachrahn Wu, Nien Pen Liu

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We come up with some explanations on why amusement parks adopt pass pricing even when no additional transaction costs exist for implementing non-linear pricing schemes: the related factors include much fun generated by any ride and a higher transportation cost.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-185
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2007


  • Amusement parks
  • Hybrid Contract
  • Non-linear pricing
  • Pass pricing
  • Pooling Contract


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