Edited by Luc Soete and Bas ter Weel
This important book presents a unique body of research into the economics of the digital society. It questions how modern economies have been transformed as a result of digital goods and markets, and explores the policy implications and challenges of this revolution.
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- The Economics of the Digital Society
- Chapter 1: Introduction and summary
- Chapter 2: World-wide-welfare: A micro-economic analysis of 'the new economy'ê
- Chapter 3: Network formation, innovation and IT use
- Chapter 4: Adoption and diffusion of e-business and the role of network effects
- Chapter 5: Radio spectrum fees as determinants of market structure: The consequences of European 3G licensing
- Chapter 6: Does the new economy need all the old IPR institutions and still more?
- Chapter 7: Free software developers: Who, how and why
- Chapter 8: Technological change, job stress and burnout
- Chapter 9: Some economics of digital content
- Chapter 10: How computerization has changed the labour market: A review of the evidence and a new perspective
- Chapter 11: ICT and optimal unemployment benefits when Pissarides meets Dixit–Stiglitz
- Chapter 12: Unleashing animal spirits: Investment in ICT and economic growth
- Chapter 13: The impact of ICT investment on knowledge accumulation and economic growth
- Chapter 14: A digital society for us all: 'old' and 'new' policy reflections
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