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Economics of Information Technology

Economics of Information Technology - 05 edition

Economics of Information Technology - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780521605212

ISBN10: 0521605210

Economics of Information Technology by Hal R. Varian, Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro - ISBN 9780521605212
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2005
International: No
Economics of Information Technology by Hal R. Varian, Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro - ISBN 9780521605212

ISBN13: 9780521605212

ISBN10: 0521605210

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Competition and Market Power:

1. Introduction
2. Technology and market structure
3. Intellectual property
4. The Internet boom
5. Differentiation of products and prices
6. Switching costs and lock-in
7. Supply-side economies of scale
8. Demand-side economies of scale
9. Standards
10. Systems effects
11. Computer mediated transactions
12. Summary Hal R. Varian

Part II. Intellectual Property, Competition and Information Technology:

13. Introduction
14. Patents, trade secrets and copyrights
15. Differentiation of products and prices
16. Switching costs and lock-in
17. Standards and patents
18. Do we need to reform the patent system? Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro.

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