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The effects of one-way compatibility on technology adoption in systems markets

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  • Nahm, Jae
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Volume (Year): 20 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 269-278

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Handle: RePEc:eee:iepoli:v:20:y:2008:i:3:p:269-278

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  1. Choi, J.P., 1991. "Network Externality, Compatibility Choice, and Planned Obsolescence," Discussion Papers 1991_67, Columbia University, Department of Economics.
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  1. Jörg Claussen & Tobias Kretschmer & Thomas Spengler, 2012. "Market Leadership Through Technology - Backward Compatibility in the U.S. Handheld Video Game Industry," CEP Discussion Papers dp1124, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  2. Claussen, Jörg & Kretschmer, Tobias & Spengler, Thomas, 2010. "Backward Compatibility to Sustain Market Dominance – Evidence from the US Handheld Video Game Industry," Discussion Papers in Business Administration 11499, University of Munich, Munich School of Management.

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