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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Algorithmic Governance by Online Intermediaries

Niva Elkin-Koren and Maayan Perel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Institutions of International Economic Governance and Market Regulation

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Public Economics. 9096 words.

In recent years, there is a growing use of algorithmic law enforcement by online intermediaries. Algorithmic enforcement by private intermediaries is located at the interface between public...

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Pricing, Sunk Costs, and Market Structure Online: Evidence from Book Retailing

Simon Latcovich and Howard Smith.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

While online consumers are less concerned than traditional consumers about firm location, they may be more concerned about unobservable quality and, to signal this, online retailers rely...

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Charity as a Substitute for Reputation: Evidence from an Online Marketplace

Daniel W. Elfenbein, Ray Fisman and Brian Mcmanus.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Marketing; Services; Corporate Social Responsibility; Market Structure and Pricing. 13423 words.

Consumers respond positively to products tied to charity, particularly from sellers that are relatively new and hence have limited alternative means of assuring quality. We establish this...

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Technological Threat

Robert B. Archibald.

in The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

September 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics. 6957 words.

This chapter explores the rapid growth of online education. It evaluates the likelihood that distance learning will break the rise in college cost and disrupt the traditional model of...

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Two-sided Markets and Electronic Intermediaries

Bruno Jullien.

in CESifo Economic Studies

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics. 0 words.

The object of this paper is to discuss intermediation on-line from the perspective of two-sided markets. It builds a simple model of the intermediation activity when trading partners are...

The Rhetoric of Higher Education in Crisis

Robert B. Archibald.

in The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

September 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics. 9033 words.

Crisis rhetoric dominates the conversation about higher education. This chapter provides a few fictional stories about the future of colleges and universities facing today’s stresses. It...

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The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman.

September 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Public Economics. 296 pages.

This book evaluates the threats—real and perceived—that American colleges and universities must confront over the next thirty years. Those threats include rising costs endemic to personal...

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The Economists' Voice 2.0

Edited by Joseph Stiglitz and Aaron Edlin.

November 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Public Economics. 280 pages.

The Economists’ Voice: Top Economists Take On Today’s Problems featured a core collection of accessible, timely essays on the challenges facing today’s global markets and...

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Attention Variation and Welfare: Theory and Evidence from a Tax Salience Experiment

Dmitry Taubinsky and Alex Rees-Jones.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Microeconomics; Public Economics. 19452 words.

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This article shows that accounting for variation in mistakes can be crucial for welfare analysis. Focusing on consumer under-reaction to...

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Pricing on the Internet

Arup Daripa and Sandeep Kapur.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

It is often claimed that e‐commerce has created a more competitive environment by encouraging the entry of new online firms and by enabling buyers to search easily for the lowest prices. The...

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Technology-enhanced learning and higher education

Michael Flavin.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 6957 words.

This article surveys current and emerging practice in technology-enhanced learning in higher education. The article uses ‘disruptive innovation’ as a lens to examine technology-enhanced...

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Stylised fact or situated messiness? The diverse effects of increasing debt on national economic growth

Andrew Bell, Ron Johnston and Kelvyn Jones.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 8631 words.

This article reanalyses data used by Reinhart and Rogoff (2010c, American Economic Review, 100: 573–78—RR), and later Herndon et al. (2013, Cambridge Journal of Economics, online, doi:...

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The economic analysis of lotteries

Ian Walker.

in Economic Policy

October 1998; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

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Lotteries Determinants of ticket sales and the optimal payout rate

This paper considers policy issues arising in the design, regulation and...