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January 30, 2014

Secondary Ticket Markets In the News

 
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Lots of stories in the news about prices for Super Bowl tickets dropping for various reasons. Here's one.

Believe it or not, there's a policy angle to this: For those of who believe that markets create efficiencies and are the best way to allocate scarce resources, it's important for us to maintain secondary markets for things like event tickets, and to make sure when you buy a ticket, you have the right to resell it.

We wrote a paper on this topic a few months back, which can be found here.




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