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"Lock-in" vs. "critical masses" -- Industrial change under network externalities

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  • Witt, Ulrich, 1997. ""Lock-in" vs. "critical masses" -- Industrial change under network externalities," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 753-773, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:15:y:1997:i:6:p:753-773
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