Nacimiento de un mercado especial. El servicio telefónico en la ciudad de México, 1881-1911
AbstractIn the heyday of the Porfirian Age, Mexico City saw the birth a new market: that of the telephone service. This essay refers to the creation of this market stressing its private nature and the monopolic structure of the urban market. This situation did not change much after the introduction of a new player, Swedish company Ericsson, which henceforth shared the market with its American rival. la ciudad de México vio el nacimiento de un mercado nuevo durante el Porfiriato (1877-1911): el mercado del servicio telefónico. Este ensayo trata acerca de la creación de este mercado haciendo hincapié en su carácter privado y la estructura monopólica del mercado urbano. Esta situación no se modificó sustancialmente luego de la aparición de un nuevo actor, la empresa sueca Ericsson, la cual compartió el mercado con su competidora estadounidense.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 1027.
Date of creation: 04 Oct 2004
Date of revision:
Mexico; urban studies; telephone; Bell Company; Ericsson;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- N96 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Latin America; Caribbean
- N76 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - Latin America; Caribbean
- N46 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Latin America; Caribbean
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ekkehart Schlicht).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.