Further Reading

This book draws heavily on the economics literature devoted to price discrimination, switching costs, standards, and networks. Our understanding of these issues has benefited greatly from the contributions of our fellow economists. Here we provide pointers to a few of the major articles in these areas, along with references to various facts cited in the text. The “InfoRules Website,” at http://www.inforules.com, contains a more extensive listing of work in these areas.


See Arrow (1997) for a discussion of the unique properties of information as an economic good. The concept of an “experience good” was first developed by Nelson (1970). The reference to Herb Simon’s work on the “economics of ...

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