Compatibility, standardization, and network effects: Some policy implications

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Given the dramatic growth of the Internet and information-technology industries in general, and the importance of interconnection in these networks, the economics of compatibility and standardization has become mainstream economics. In this paper, I examine several key policy aspects of standard setting in industries with network effects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-91
Number of pages12
JournalOxford Review of Economic Policy
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002


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