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The emergence of standards in PC software: who would benefit from institutional intervention?


  • Swann, Peter
  • Shurmer, Mark


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  • Swann, Peter & Shurmer, Mark, 1994. "The emergence of standards in PC software: who would benefit from institutional intervention?," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 6(3-4), pages 295-318, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:iepoli:v:6:y:1994:i:3-4:p:295-318

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    1. Midgley, David F. & Morrison, Pamela D. & Roberts, John H., 1992. "The effect of network structure in industrial diffusion processes," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 21(6), pages 533-552, December.
    2. Schmidt, Susanne K. & Werle, Raymund, 1993. "Technical controversy in international standardization," MPIfG Discussion Paper 93/5, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.
    3. Katz, Michael L & Shapiro, Carl, 1986. "Technology Adoption in the Presence of Network Externalities," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 94(4), pages 822-841, August.
    4. Katz, Michael L & Shapiro, Carl, 1985. "Network Externalities, Competition, and Compatibility," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(3), pages 424-440, June.
    5. Edwin Mansfield, 1963. "The Speed of Response of Firms to New Techniques," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 77(2), pages 290-311.
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    1. J├╝rgen Bitzer, 1997. "The Computer Software Industry in East and West: Do Eastern European Countries Need a Specific Science and Technology Policy?," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 149, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    2. Belleflamme, Paul, 2002. "Coordination on formal vs. de facto standards: a dynamic approach," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 153-176, March.

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