Tag Archives: Consumer

The digital landscape in Spain

Passport has just published the report “Digital consumer – Landscape Spain” which offers an overview of the digital situation in Spain. The report includes information on home and mobile connectivity, possession of digital devices, and digital disparity in Spain. One of the statements of this report is that Spain is expanding its broadband coverage but fares relatively …
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Consumer Protection in the Digital Economy

The OECD has published a “Recommendation on Consumer Protection in E-Commerce.” Countries should modernize their consumer protection laws to address new risks posed by online commerce, according to the new OECD guidelines for member countries and emerging economies. The “Recommendation” says people buying online are entitled to the same level of protection as with conventional …
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Barómetro de consumo Barclaycard-IESE

IESE presents the Barclaycard-IESE Consumer Barometer which analyzes how, with what and on what Spanish consumers have been spending their money during the crisis. The aim of the study is to track how Spaniards have modified their consumer habits since the beginning of the crisis, the differences in consumer spending between each region and each …
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Advertising for Attention in a Consumer Search Model

Advertising is an important part of economic activity. This paper by M.A. Haan and J.L. Moraga-González proposes a model in which the main role for the ads of a firm is to compete for the attention of consumers. The authors believe that this model provides a suitable framework to understand the effects of search costs …
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