Geoffrey Parker

Dartmouth College

Professor

Department of Sociology

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

http://engineering.dartmouth.edu/people/faculty/geoffrey-parker

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Two-Sided Network Effects: A Theory of Information Product Design

Management Science, Vol, 51, No. 10, pp. 1494–1504, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
Geoffrey Parker and Marshall W. Van Alstyne
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 6,132 (1,512)
Citation 78

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Two Sided Markets, Network Externalities, Network Effects, Antitrust, Information Pricing, Cross-Subsidy, Freemium

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Platform Strategy

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management (2014)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Geoffrey Parker and Marshall W. Van Alstyne
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 5,094 (2,080)
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Platforms, Two-Sided Networks, Network Effects, Competition, Governance, Openness, Launch

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Opening Platforms: How, When and Why?

This paper has been published under the same title as Chapter 6 in Platforms, Markets & Innovation (ed. Gawer, 2009) pp 131-162, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 09-030
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 4,965 (2,168)
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platforms, network effects, open innovation, standards, two-sided networks

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Information Complements, Substitutes, and Strategic Product Design

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2014
Geoffrey Parker and Marshall W. Van Alstyne
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 4,491 (2,611)
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free information, complements, substitutes, network effects, network externality, pricing, bundling, two-sided markets, two sided networks

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Platform Ecosystems: How Developers Invert the Firm

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 2861574
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Geoffrey Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne and Xiaoyue Jiang
Dartmouth College, Boston University – Questrom School of Business and Tulane University
Downloads 3,884 (3,349)
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Vertical Integration, Open Innovation, Sequential Innovation, Platforms, R&D Spillovers, Intellectual Property, Network Effects, Network Externalities, Open Source, Licensing, Two-Sided Networks, Two-Sided Markets, Standard Setting Organizations

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Platform Envelopment

Forthcoming 2011, Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 07-104
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,728 (3,580)
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Market entry, platforms, network effects, bundling, foreclosure

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Innovation, Openness, and Platform Control

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Geoffrey Parker and Marshall W. Van Alstyne
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,272 (4,503)
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Open Innovation, Sequential Innovation, Two-Sided Markets, Two Sided Networks, Platforms, Patent Length, Network Effects, Externalities, R&D Spillovers, Bundling, Vertical Integration, Standard Setting Organizations

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Winner Take All: Competition, Strategy, and the Structure of Returns in the Internet Economy

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 141, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Thomas H. Noe and Geoffrey Parker
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Dartmouth College
Downloads 2,908 (5,480)
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Digital Platforms and Antitrust

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,908 (10,880)
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Antitrust, Regulation, Digital platforms, Data sharing

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Innovation Through Optimal Licensing in Free Markets and Free Software

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Geoffrey Parker and Marshall W. Van Alstyne
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,501 (15,899)
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Innovation, Free Software, Open Source, Lead Users, Two-Sided Markets, Platform Goods, Copyright Length, CopyFlex, Network Effects, Network Externalities, Intellectual Property Rights

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Six Challenges in Platform Licensing and Open Innovation

Communications & Strategies, No. 74, p.17, 2nd quarter 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Geoffrey Parker and Marshall W. Van Alstyne
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,449 (16,787)
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licensing, open source, free software, dual licensing, platform, intellectual property

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The EU Digital Markets Act: A Report from a Panel of Economic Experts

Cabral, L., Haucap, J., Parker, G., Petropoulos, G., Valletti, T., and Van Alstyne, M ., The EU Digital Markets Act, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2021,ISBN 978-92-76-29788-8, d oi:10.2760/139337, JRC122910., Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3783436, NYU Stern School of Business Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2021
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Imperial College Business School and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
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Digital Markets Act, Regulation, Competition Policy, Digital Platforms

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Platform Mergers and Antitrust

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 376351
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2021
Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 764 (42,200)
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Merger policy, Digital platforms, antitrust, Regulation

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The Effects of Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Distributed Product Development Organization on Coordinating the NPD Process

HANDBOOK ON NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT, C. Loch, S. Kavadias, eds., Elsevier, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Babson College, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Dartmouth College
Downloads 553 (64,156)

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outsourcing, offshoring, product development, distributed product development, modularity, product design

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Partial Outsourcing and Linked Learning Processes

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Edward G. Anderson, Qi Feng and Geoffrey Parker
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 516 (70,022)
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Engineering Design, Knowledge Work, Learning, Organization Design, Outsourcing, Software Development, Information Technology

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Platform Performance Investment in the Presence of Network Externalities

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Sep 2013
Edward G. Anderson, Geoffrey Parker and Burcu Tan
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, Dartmouth College and Tulane University
Downloads 507 (71,529)
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Two-sided markets, Network externality, Product development, Video game industry

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Altruism or Shrewd Business? Implications of Technology Openness on Platform Innovations and Competition

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 May 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
He Huang, Geoffrey Parker, Yinliang (Ricky) Tan and Hongyan XU
Chongqing University - School of Economics and Business Administration, Dartmouth College, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Chongqing University - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 301 (129,817)
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Economics of IS, IT Innovation Investment, Technology Openness, Platform Economy

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Platform Pricing and Investment to Drive Third Party Value Creation in Two-Sided Networks

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Burcu Tan, Edward G. Anderson and Geoffrey Parker
Tulane University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 288 (136,002)
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Two-Sided Markets, Network Externality, API, Application Programming Interface, Developers, Integration, Ecosystem

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Winning the Race for Survival: How Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Are Driving Business-Model Innovation

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 May 2020
Nitin Joglekar, Geoffrey Parker and Jagjit Singh Srai
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Dartmouth College and University of Cambridge - Department of Engineering
Downloads 236 (166,762)
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Business Model, Operating Model, Advanced Manufacturing, Supply Chains

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From Buyer to Integrator: The Transformation of the Supply-Chain Manager in the Vertically Disintegrating Firm

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 75-91, Spring 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2011
Geoffrey Parker and Edward G. Anderson
Dartmouth College and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 235 (166,762)

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Supply Chains, New Product Development, Integration, Outsourcing, Organization Design, Interface

Towards Efficient Information Sharing in Network Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2021
Joint Research Centre, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 181 (212,066)

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Information sharing, data rights, digital platforms, market failure, in-situ, algorithms, data portability

Towards Efficient Information Sharing in Network Markets

TILEC Discussion Paper No. DP2021-014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2021
Joint Research Centre, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
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Information sharing, data rights, digital platforms, market failure, in-situ, algorithms, data portability

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Integration of Global Knowledge Networks

Forthcoming in Production and Operations Management
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
Edward G. Anderson and Geoffrey Parker
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 197 (196,714)
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Supply Chain Integration, Outsourcing, Offshoring, Project Management, Product Development, Service Development, Software Development, Survey, Literature Review

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Efficiency of Financial Transmission Rights Markets in Centrally Coordinated Periodic Auctions

Energy Economics, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
Seabron Adamson, Thomas H. Noe and Geoffrey Parker
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Dartmouth College
Downloads 172 (221,595)

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Electricity markets, locational marginal pricing, financial transmission rights, market learning, transmission congestion contracts

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Integration and Cospecialization of Emerging Complementary Technologies by Startups

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Edward G. Anderson and Geoffrey Parker
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 167 (227,136)

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startups, entrepreneurship, complements, integration, learning curve, externalities, power storage, power generation, renewables

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Upstream Volatility in the Supply Chain: The Machine Tool Industry as a Case Study

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Edward G. Anderson, Charles H. Fine and Geoffrey Parker
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 165 (229,501)
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SUPPLY CHAIN, BUSINESS CYCLE, MANPOWER PLANNING, MACHINE TOOL, SYSTEM DYNAMICS, BOOM-BUST

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Distributed Energy Resources: New Markets and New Products

Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2017), ISBN: 978-0-9981331-0-2
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 May 2017
Tabors, Caramanis, Rudkevich, Boston University, Boston University, Dartmouth College, Boston University – Questrom School of Business, Tabors, Caramanis, Rudkevich and Tabors, Caramanis, Rudkevich
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platform, two-sided market, electric power, renewable, DER, distributed energy resources, locational marginal pricing

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Data Policy and Choices in Platforms

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 3473606
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Oct 2019
University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, Dartmouth College and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 153 (244,426)

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platforms, data privacy, policy, monetization, choice

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The Effect of Learning on the Make/Buy Decision

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Edward G. Anderson and Geoffrey Parker
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 142 (259,635)

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LEARNING, INTEGRATION, LEARNING CURVE, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, VERTICAL INTEGRATION, MODULARITY, PRODUCT DESIGN

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Platform Leadership: Staffing and Training the Inverted Firm

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Platform Strategy Institute, Dartmouth College, Boston University – Questrom School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 130 (279,606)

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Platform, Talent, Leadership, Leadership Development, Training, Executive Education

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How to Strengthen Ad Mail by Building a Digital Information Market

Office of Inspector General - Risk Analysis Research Center, USPS, RARC-Working Paper No. 14-002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Boston University – Questrom School of Business, Dartmouth College and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 121 (293,152)

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Advertising, Coupons, QR Codes, Information Asymmetry, Marketing, Platforms

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Communication for Effective Response in the Emerging Disaster Relief Industry

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
Ekundayo Shittu, Geoffrey Parker and Nancy Mock
The George Washington University, Dartmouth College and Tulane University
Downloads 110 (313,634)

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Information Theory, Organizational Design, Complex Adaptive Systems, Social Media, Boundary Spanning, Coordination, Emergency Response

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The Impact of Costliness, Competitive Importance, and Modularity of Investments on Outsourcing

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Mar 2014
Jovan Grahovac, Geoffrey Parker and Ekundayo Shittu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business, Dartmouth College and The George Washington University
Downloads 95 (345,476)

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Supply chain, modularity, competition, vertical integration

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Envelope Modeling of Renewable Resource Variability and Capacity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Xiaoyue Jiang, Geoffrey Parker and Ekundayo Shittu
Tulane University, Dartmouth College and The George Washington University
Downloads 78 (389,547)

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Intermittency, Variability, Capacity, Smart-Grid, Envelope Modeling, Network Calculus, NetCal, Legendre Transform, Quality-of-Service Guarantee, Best-Effort

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Managing Distributed Product Development Projects: Integration Strategies for Time Zone and Language Barriers

Forthcoming, Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, The Ohio State University, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and Dartmouth College
Downloads 36 (551,347)

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design information systems, distributed product development, coordination barriers, integration mechanisms, empirical research, geographical distance, language difference, boundary spanners

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Multi-Attribute Procurement Auctions in the Presence of Satisfaction Risk

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2020
Chongqing University - School of Economics and Business Administration, Lingnan University, Dartmouth College, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Chongqing University - School of Economics and Business Administration
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Leveraging Value Creation to Drive the Growth of B2B Platforms

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Edward G. Anderson, Jose Lopez and Geoffrey Parker
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, MIT Sloan School and Dartmouth College
Downloads 2 (790,873)

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Platforms, Business to Business, Value Creation, Launch, Scale

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Platform Data Strategy

Marketing Letters (05 September 2020) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11002-020-09539-3
Posted: 08 Mar 2021
University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, Dartmouth College and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

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Platform, Data, Strategy, Consumers, Choice

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Strategies for Two Sided Markets

Harvard Business Review, Vol. October, 2006
Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business

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two sided markets, network effects, winner take all, multihoming, platforms, envelopment