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5th Helsinki Workshop on Standardization and Networks, 13-14 August, 2000

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  • Heide Coenen
  • Manfred J. Holler
  • Esko Niskanen
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    The fast development in communications and information based industries as well as in other network related industries gives rise to new constellations in competition and innovation. These are strongly dependent on strategic decisions which can be analysed by the concepts of network externalities, compatibility and standardization. This report disseminates research on these issues presented at the 5th Helsinki Workshop on Standardization and Networks 13-14 August, 2000, organized by the Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT). The papers deal with these issues from a theoretical, econometric and applied perspective.

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    Paper provided by Government Institute for Economic Research Finland (VATT) in its series Discussion Papers with number 243.

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    Date of creation: 31 Dec 2000
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    Keywords: Standardization; compatibility; network externalities; network industries;

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