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hedonic

(hē-dŏn′ĭk) [Gr. hedonikos, pleasurable]
Pertaining to pleasure and its perception.
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We found that the playful and fun nature of the touchscreen enhances consumers' favor of hedonic products; while the logical and functional nature of a desktop endorses the consumers' preference for utilitarian products," Zhu said.
This research aims to quantify the impact that hedonic risk appeal has on the consumption of Mountain Dew in Pakistan.
The attributes considered, as explanatory variables, in hedonic pricing models differ from paper to paper, according to the main objective of the research and availability of data.
One shortcoming of the first two methods [the observed age and perpetual inventory methods] and of most hedonic studies, which may be a source of variability of results, is that they restrict functional form in a manner which arbitrarily imposes a particular depreciation pattern, (p.
Hypothesis 2: For Chinese consumers a strong relationship will exist among the perceived luxury brand and the perceived (a) conspicuousness value, (b) status value, (c) hedonic value, and (d) self-identity.
The significance of the present research lies in the fact that it is the first study in Pakistan that tests the hedonic adaptation to income and hence contributes to the evidence on happiness dynamics.
Although advances have been achieved in understanding the role of positive surprise in human well-being (SHELDON; LYUBOMIRSKY, 2012), no evidence was found of the influence and the magnitude of the negative surprise in the hedonic adaptation process.
The remainder of the paper discusses various approaches utilized in property valuation and presents data and hedonic analysis of the six neighborhoods.
Though considerable research on hedonic experience takes place in the field of leisure tourism, in the context of casino hotels, the understanding of customer hedonic experience is limited.
Intuitively, the hedonic regression (HR) relies on "stripping" given goods' characteristics from their price--which, in fact, becomes a function of these characteristics.
But hedonic models require a lot more information per home--such as detailed data on size, amenities and locational characteristics--that are not always available for all properties in all parts of the country.
KEY WORDS: measurement, hedonic price index, quality adjustment, technological change, microprocessor