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On economies of scope in communication


  • Thomas Marschak



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  • Thomas Marschak, 1996. "On economies of scope in communication," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 2(1), pages 1-31, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:reecde:v:2:y:1996:i:1:p:1-31 DOI: 10.1007/BF02499123

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    1. Leonid Hurwicz & Hans F. Weinberger, 2015. "A Necessary Condition for Decentralization and an Application to lntertemporal Allocation," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: Decentralization in Infinite Horizon Economies, chapter 8, pages 119-151 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
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    1. Timothy Van Zandt & Roy Radner, 1998. "Real-Time Decentralized Information Processing and Returns to Scale," Discussion Papers 1233, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    2. Nisan, Noam & Segal, Ilya, 2006. "The communication requirements of efficient allocations and supporting prices," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 129(1), pages 192-224, July.

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    D20; D80; Economies of scale; Communication; Organization design; Mechanism design; Decentralization;

    JEL classification:

    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General
    • D80 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - General


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