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Economic FAQs About the Internet

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  • Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason
  • Hal Varian

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This is a set for frequently asked questions (and answers) about the economic, institutional, and technological structure of the Internet. The authors describe the current state of the Internet, discuss some of the pressing economic and regulatory problems, and speculate about future developments.

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Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Volume (Year): 8 (1994)
Issue (Month): 3 (Summer)
Pages: 75-96

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Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:8:y:1994:i:3:p:75-96

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  1. Mackie-Mason, J.K. & Varian, H.R., 1993. "Pricing the Internet," Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics 20/1993, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  2. Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason & Hal R. Varian, 1994. "Some Economics of the Internet," Computational Economics, EconWPA 9401001, EconWPA.
  3. Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason & Liam Murphy & John Murphy, 1996. "The Role of Responsive Pricing in the Internet," Microeconomics, EconWPA 9606001, EconWPA.
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  1. Michael Reutter, 2001. "Regulation and Internet Access in Germany," CESifo Working Paper Series 480, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Sieber, Sandra & Valor, Josep, 2002. "Market bundling strategies in the horizontal portal industry," IESE Research Papers, IESE Business School D/480, IESE Business School.
  3. Langinier, Corinne & Marcoul, Philippe, 2005. "Contributory Infringement Rule and Patents," Staff General Research Papers 12268, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  4. Shavit, Tal & Sonsino, Doron & Benzion, Uri, 2001. "A comparative study of lotteries-evaluation in class and on the Web," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 22(4), pages 483-491, August.
  5. Madden, Gary G & Savage, Scott J, 2000. "Some economic and social aspects of residential internet use in Australia," MPRA Paper 11158, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Paul A. David, 2005. "The Beginnings and Prospective Ending of “End-to-End”: An Evolutionary Perspective On the Internet’s Architecture," Industrial Organization, EconWPA 0502012, EconWPA.
  7. Toshiya JITSUZUMI, 2011. "Japan's Co-Regulatory Approach to Net Neutrality and its Flaw: Insufficient Literacy on Best-Effort QoS," Communications & Strategies, IDATE, Com&Strat dept., IDATE, Com&Strat dept., vol. 1(84), pages 93-110, 4th quart.
  8. Paul Resnick & Christopher Avery & Richard Zeckhauser, 1999. "The Market for Evaluations," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 89(3), pages 564-584, June.
  9. Paul A. David, 2001. "The Beginnings and Prospective Ending of “End-to-End”," Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics 01012, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  10. Eric Friedman, 1998. "Learnability of a class of Non-atomic Games arising on the Internet," Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics 199824, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  11. Carsten Schmidt & Tobias Uske, 2004. "Reputationsmechanismen für Informationsgüter auf Internet-Meinungsportalen," Papers on Strategic Interaction, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Strategic Interaction Group 2004-13, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Strategic Interaction Group.
  12. Richard Arnott & Andre de Palma & Robin Lindsey, 1996. "Information and Time-of-Usage Decisions in the Bottleneck Model with Stochastic Capacity and Demand," Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics 355., Boston College Department of Economics.

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