1. anyone who knows the answer about how adobe sets prices answers posts in these forums wouldn't be patrolling adobe forums..
2. anyone knows the answer would be subject to an nda and wouldn't disclose the answer in a public forum.
that said, there is some public info available. eg, costs very by region/country and there are student discounts. you can use google for other publically available info.
Are you planning on using it for animation, or for interactive work? If for animation, there are various high-quality free alternatives now.