The Economics of E-Commerce
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The Economics of E-Commerce

  • Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Michael R. Baye and John Morgan

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
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Michael R. Baye and John Morgan

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The Economics of E-Commerce

Michael R. Baye and John Morgan (eds)

ISBN 978 1 78536 140 1

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