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I would say that there are similar figures showing a similar trend (source) with the statistics directly available online at a .gov website. The President of the University of Missouri System has even directly acknowledged this trend. In real terms, college textbook prices have increased by 90% while recreational book prices have fallen by more than 35%.....


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Here are two more recent papers to support the notion that consumers do suffer from significant "left-digit bias". Lacetera, Pope, & Snydor (2012) looks at US used car sales data. It finds a large and discontinuous drop in sales prices at each 10,000-mile mark of the odometer. For example, cars with odometer values between 79,900 and 79,999 miles ...


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Huffington Post But many travelers (us included!) say it’s likely bunk — that you will find similar flight prices whether your browser is cleared of cookies or not. George Hobica, who founded the flight deals site Airefarewatchdog, says he’s “never seen any solid evidence“ of a cookie-price scheme system. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/02/cookies-...


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Acuity Analysis seems to have produced some other documents such as briefing for Unite the Union. Its web registration for www.acuityanalysis.org seems to have been done from Cambridgeshire, which is consistent with the Companies House information combinatorics found. There does not actually seem to be any content there. Its online presence has all the ...


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It turns out that the spike may be because warranties lengths are to be reduced by two major manufacturers in the future. The current (i.e. expensive) drives have a significantly longer warranty period than future ones from the beginning of 2012. Seagate's warranties on certain drives will be reduced as of Dec. 31, and WD will follow beginning Jan. 2. ...


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