Archives tagged: pricing transparency

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act is causing some companies to refuse Colorado applicants for their remote positions.

Remote Work, Coloradans Need Not Apply

By Kyle T. Westra June 17, 2021

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act came into effect in January 2021. It aims to increase workplace transparency by requiring, among other things, companies with Colorado-based job openings to list good faith salary compensation ranges on job postings. Instead, some companies are refusing to consider Colorado applicants for their remote positions.


Does Dynamic Pricing Hurt Customers?

By Kyle T. Westra March 18, 2020

If you’ve ever used a ride hailing app, chances are that at some point you’ve experienced a higher than expected fee. Surge…

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Checking Assumptions

By Kyle T. Westra December 22, 2017

Pricing is not only numbers, but strongly psychological and emotional. Certain norms emerge that dictate how products and services are sold in different industries. Customers come to expect those norms, whether or not they are necessarily the most economically efficient.

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Price Transparency VS Pricing Transparency

By Kyle T. Westra October 5, 2016

For Amazon Web Services (AWS), on the other hand, while your final price depends on your usage, the pricing is transparent down to the hour. While you may not know the amount due ahead of time, you know exactly how they will arrive at that number.