Given the dramatic growth of the Internet and information-technology industries in general, and the importance of interconnection in these networks, the economics of compatibility and standardization has become mainstream economics. In this paper, I examine several key policy aspects of standard setting in industries with network effects.
URL (Oxford Journals)
Compatibility, Consumers, Network effects, Standardization, Standards, Virtual network effects
|Authors||Gandal, Neil (Tel Aviv University, Israel)|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Keywords:||Compatibility, Consumers, Network effects, Standardization, Standards, Virtual network effects|