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Topic: Uber Surge Pricing

People in line to buy tickets at a booth Feature / Pricing

Fairness in the Allocation of Scarce Goods and Services

As alternative pricing schemes proliferate, researchers examine beliefs about their fairness

Vending machine Research Brief / Uber Surge Pricing

Beyond Uber: When Surge Pricing Makes Business Sense

Research seeks to predict how time-based price discrimination might spread

Driver looking at Uber app on his smartphone Research Brief / Uber Surge Pricing

How Uber Could Avoid That Notorious $362.57 Fare

A mathematical model analyzes incentives underlying surge-pricing schemes

Cars parked the side of a street Research Brief / Ride-Sharing Services

Uber-Like Services: Variable Driver-Company Revenue Split Improves Profit

A second lever, after "surge" pricing, adjusts the supply of drivers