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Author Langenberg, Tobias.
Title Standardization and expectations / Tobias Langenberg.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006.

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Author Langenberg, Tobias.
Series Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems, 0075-8442 ; 562
Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems ; 562. 0075-8442
Subject Standardization -- Economic aspects.
Expectation (Psychology) -- Economic aspects.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OHIOLINK SPRINGER EBOOKS    ONLINE  
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Author Langenberg, Tobias.
Series Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems, 0075-8442 ; 562
Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems ; 562. 0075-8442
Subject Standardization -- Economic aspects.
Expectation (Psychology) -- Economic aspects.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 122 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Thesis doctoral University of Hamburg
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- The Economics of Standardization: Basic Concepts -- Standardization of Educational Signals and Job Matching -- Inter-Technology versus Intra-Technology Competition in Network Markets -- Standardization of Nascent Technologies -- Summary of Findings.
Summary Over the last decades, technological progress has brought about a multitude of standardization problems. For instance, compatibility standards ensure the interoperability of goods, which is of decisive importance when users face positive externalities in consumption. Consumers' expectations are key to the problem of whether a new technology will prevail as de-facto standard or not. Early adopters must be confident that the network good will be successful. Thus, it may be worthwhile for firms to influence consumers' expectations. Consisting of three models on various aspects of standardization and expectations, this book aims at deepening our understanding of how standards and expectations interact. The models are applied to problems such as "Inter-Technology vs. Intra-Technology Competition" and "Standardization of Nascent Technologies."
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540281139
3540281134
3540281126 (Paper)
9783540281122 (Paper)
6610412294
9786610412297
OCLC # 262692485
Link Springer e-books
Additional Format Print version: Langenberg, Tobias. Standardization and expectations. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006 3540281126 9783540281122 (OCoLC)62185890


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