Université de Fribourg

Comparing Mobile Communication Service Prices Among Providers: A Hedonic Approach

Schöni, Olivier ; Seger, Lukas

(Working Papers SES ; 448)

The present article proposes a new approach to compare mobile communication service prices among different communications service providers. To this end, a hedonic model based on monthly phone bills is employed that relates billed amounts and the quantities of consumed mobile communication services. A linear hedonic regression model is separately estimated for each provider and then used to...

Université de Fribourg

Four essays on statistical problems of hedonic methods : an application to single-family houses

Schöni, Olivier ; Donzé, Laurent (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2013.

Over the last ten years, the hedonic approach has been acknowledged as the most appropriate method for addressing the valuation of goods that have a non-constant quality. This thesis is structured in four independent papers that investigate statistical problems related to this approach. The aim is to improve actual knowledge in the hedonic field through an empirical or theoretical approach, and...