A Short Survey of Network Economics

49 Pages Posted: 6 May 2010

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Oz Shy

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Date Written: March 31, 2010

Abstract

This paper surveys a variety of topics related to network economics. Topics covered include: consumer demand under network effects, compatibility decisions and standardization, technology advances in network industries, two-sided markets, information networks and intellectual property, and social influence.

Keywords: Survey, Network Economics, Network Industries, Network Effects, Network Externalities

JEL Classification: D4, L1, L8, Z1

Suggested Citation

Shy, Oz, A Short Survey of Network Economics (March 31, 2010). FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-3, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600783 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1600783

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