Global Economy and Digital Society / Edition 1

Global Economy and Digital Society / Edition 1

by E. Bohlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444513353

ISBN-13: 9780444513359

Pub. Date: 06/30/2004

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited

"This book deals with the implications of a global economy and the emergence of a society permeated by information and communication technologies. The book includes a special focus on telecommunications markets and policy and on user perspectives. The editors have been careful to select a wide range of papers by expert scholars and policy analysis in order to capture…  See more details below

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"This book deals with the implications of a global economy and the emergence of a society permeated by information and communication technologies. The book includes a special focus on telecommunications markets and policy and on user perspectives. The editors have been careful to select a wide range of papers by expert scholars and policy analysis in order to capture the book issues from a number of perspectives." The book represents a holistic approach, bringing to bear a number of critical perspectives: economics, engineering, business, organization theory, psychology, policy analysis, and security concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444513359
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Global economy and digital society : an introduction1
Ch. 2The telecoms boom and bust, 1996-2002 : puzzles, paradoxes, and processing17
Ch. 3The emerging cyclicality of the telecom industry37
Ch. 4Rethinking the role of E-commerce in B2B and B2C transactions : complementing location, personal interactions and pre-existing relations51
Ch. 5OECD growth blocs and the role of ICT71
Ch. 6Information technology, efficiency, and productivity growth in the Japanese manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors89
Ch. 7The impact of Korean telecommunications sector on regional output and input trade : country-level study in the Asia-Pacific region115
Ch. 8Price dispersion in the Internet marketplace : are service-premium strategies relevant?137
Ch. 9Disclosure of source code to a technologically advanced entrant151
Ch. 10Weighing the intangible : towards a theory-based framework for information society indices169
Ch. 11Applying the principle of modularity to the Internet QoS service model design203
Ch. 12Determinants of customer retention for Korean high-speed Internet services221
Ch. 13The analysis of broadband demand using data on willingness-to-pay237
Ch. 14Drivers of demand growth for mobile telecommunications services : evidence from international panel data257
Ch. 15Institutional arrangement of regional regulatory regimes : telecommunications regulation in the European Union and the limits to policy convergence285
Ch. 16Effects of prices for local network interconnection on market structure in the US301
Ch. 17Rationalizing interconnection arrangements in competitive communications markets321
Ch. 18Interconnection policy regimes and global strategic alliance activity in the telecom industry335
Ch. 19Convergence phenomenon and new service development in the telecommunications industry357
Ch. 20What the World Trade Center attack has shows us about our communications networks375
Ch. 21Network resilience and its regulatory inhibitors379

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