Curbing obfuscation: Empower consumers or regulate firms?

Gu, Y. and Wenzel, T. (2020) Curbing obfuscation: Empower consumers or regulate firms? International Journal of Industrial Organization, 70. 102582. ISSN 0167-7187



  • Gu, Y.
  • Wenzel, T.
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Keywords: Consumer confusion; Obfuscation; Consumer protection policy; Regulation
  • Accepted: 16 January 2020
  • Published (online): 10 February 2020
  • Published: May 2020
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Economics (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2020 15:10
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2022 01:38
Status: Published
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
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Licence: CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0

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