Why Popcorn Costs So Much at the Movies



Going to the movies and downing a tub of popcorn and an oversized soda is as American as … well, going to a baseball game and getting several hot dogs and beers. Both outings can now put a nontrivial dent in any family’s entertainment budget.


Price Discrimination Ticket Price Movie Theater Ticket Sale Movie Producer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Paul Merage School of BusinessUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Law & Economics CenterGeorge Mason UniversityArlingtonUSA

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