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14.27 Economics and E-commerce


14.27 Economics and E-commerce

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This course uses theoretical models and studies of "old economy" industries to help understand the growth and future of electronic commerce. We will begin with a discussion of relevant topics from industrial organization including monopoly pricing, price discrimination, product differentiation, barriers to entry, network externalities, search and first-mover advantages. The largest part of the course will be a discussion of a number of e-industries. In this section we'll discuss extensions and... More
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: June 09, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 10, 2014
Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Avatar for amar hassan
1 year ago

amar hassan (Faculty)

Find three products advertised or sold over the internet with Senior Citizen's discounts What are they, and how big are the discounts? Do the same products feature student discounts? If so, how large are they? please give me solution
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1 year ago

Cathy Swift (Administrator)

Amar, if this is an assignment for your students, please create an assignment by clicking on Creating a Learning Exercise. Thank you!