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March 11, 2013

Consumer Surplus in the Online Economy

Filed under: Academic Research,Internet economics — Shane Greenstein @ 10:34 am

The Economist sponsors a blog called Free exchange. This week Free exchange solicited posts to complement an article in the economist-logomagazine that discusses challenges measuring the consumer surplus generated by the internet. They invited experts in the field to comment on the piece and on related research. I made a contribution explaining the challenges in measuring consumer surplus of a free product.

Check it out.




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