Need For Speed?

Time-saving technologies provide consumers the opportunity to buy time with money. Marketers tend to express the performance of time-saving technologies in terms of speed (e.g., megabytes per second, pages per minute). Because consumers miscomprehend the relationship between speed increases and time savings, their valuation of time-saving technologies is systematically biased.



Citation:

Bart de Langhe and Stefano Puntoni (2012) ,"Need For Speed?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40, eds. Zeynep Gürhan-Canli, Cele Otnes, and Rui (Juliet) Zhu, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 280-283.

Authors

Bart de Langhe, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Stefano Puntoni, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40 | 2012



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