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Author Liebowitz, S. J., 1950-

Title The economics of QWERTY : history, theory, and policy / essays by Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis ; edited and with an introduction by Peter Lewin
Published New York : New York University Press, 2002

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Description xi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series The political economy of the Austrian school series
Political economy of the Austrian school.
Contents 1. Introduction: The Market Process and the Economics of QWERTY / Peter Lewin -- 2. The Fable of the Keys (1990) -- 3. Network Externality: An Uncommon Tragedy (1994) -- 4. Are Network Externalities a New Source of Market Failure? (1995) -- 5. Path Dependence, Lock-in, and History (1995) -- 6. Should Technology Choice be a Concern of Antitrust Policy? (1996) -- 7. Path Dependence (1998) -- 8. Network Externalities (Effects) (1998) -- 9. Dismal Science Fictions: Network Effects, Microsoft, and Antitrust Speculation (1998) -- 10. Network Effects and the Microsoft Case (2001) -- 11. The Current State of the Debate Involving the Economics of QWERTY / Peter Lewin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Technological innovations -- Economic aspects.
Economics -- Research.
Author Margolis, Stephen, 1950-
Lewin, Peter, 1948-
LC no. 2001030705
ISBN 0814751784 alkaline paper