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Discussion: Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing, Though Drivers Say It Makes Job Worth It | NPR

Discussion: Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing, Though Drivers Say It Makes Job Worth It | NPR

Sometimes you call an Uber, and what you thought would be an $8 ride is going to be two, three, even four times more — the result of greater demand brought on by a blizzard, or a baseball game. Whatever the reason, surge pricing is not fun. It turns out Uber is working to fix […]

Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing, Though Drivers Say It Makes Job Worth It | NPR

Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing, Though Drivers Say It Makes Job Worth It | NPR

Sometimes you call an Uber, and what you thought would be an $8 ride is going to be two, three, even four times more — the result of greater demand brought on by a blizzard, or a baseball game. Whatever the reason, surge pricing is not fun. It turns out Uber is working to fix […]

Who pays for hospitals’ high prices? | Marketplace.org

Who pays for hospitals’ high prices? | Marketplace.org

A new Johns Hopkins University study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs says that a number of mostly for-profit hospitals are charging certain groups of patients ten times the rates paid out to Medicare for the same procedures. The key thing to understand in the realm of hospital pricing is negotiation, or rather, the […]

Pricing News Daily > 7/29/14

Pricing News Daily > 7/29/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]

Exploring The Economics Of Paying What You Want | NPR

Exploring The Economics Of Paying What You Want | NPR

NPR’s Eric Westervelt speaks to OZY reporter Pooja Bhatia on the economics of choosing to pay any price you want. Access the audio recording here: Exploring The Economics Of Paying What You Want.