Externalities of the Microsoft^Rs Network Goods
AbstractThis paper aims to make a public statement about the strategy implemented by Microsoft in order to reinforce its market power across the networked users of Windows Operative System, and Xbox Games Console. It is presented an economic view that supports the anticipating (not predatory) position assumed by Microsoft against its direct competitors.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by EconWPA in its series Industrial Organization with number 0207006.
Length: 6 pages
Date of creation: 23 Jul 2002
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Externalities; Microsoft; Software Industry; Regulation Policies.;
Other versions of this item:
- João Leitão & Carlos Osório, 2002. "Externalities of the Microsoft’s Network Goods," Working Papers de GestÃ£o, Economia e Marketing (Management, Economics and Marketing Working Papers) 07/2002, Universidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Gestão e Economia (Portugal).
- D42 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Monopoly
- D62 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Externalities
- L12 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Monopoly; Monopolization Strategies
- L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality
- L42 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Vertical Restraints; Resale Price Maintenance; Quantity Discounts
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2002-08-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-MIC-2002-08-26 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-NET-2002-08-19 (Network Economics)
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