The economics of e-commerce

This research review, written by two pioneers of e-commerce, discusses thirty of the most important papers written in the fields of economics, marketing and strategy. Topics covered include evaluation of the benefit to consumers of competition and product variety online, examination of auctions and...

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Main Author: Baye, Michael R.
Other Authors: Morgan, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northampton, MA Edward Elgar Pub. 2016, c. 2016
Series:The international library of critical writings in economics
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This research review, written by two pioneers of e-commerce, discusses thirty of the most important papers written in the fields of economics, marketing and strategy. Topics covered include evaluation of the benefit to consumers of competition and product variety online, examination of auctions and reputational feedback mechanisms designed to mitigate informational asymmetries in online markets, and the debate on digital property rights including privacy, piracy and the open source movement. The review provides a thoughtful and accessible consideration of the subject of e-commerce, invaluable to scholars and practitioners alike
Physical Description:776 p.
ISBN:9781785361418