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Externalities of the Microsoft’s Network Goods

João Leitão () and Carlos Osório ()
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Carlos Osório: Departamento de Gestão e Economia, Universidade da Beira Interior

Working Papers de Gestão, Economia e Marketing (Management, Economics and Marketing Working Papers) from Universidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Gestão e Economia (Portugal)

Abstract: This paper aims to make a public statement about the strategy implemented by Microsoft in order to reinforce its market power across the networked users of Windows Operative System, and Xbox Games Console. It is presented an economic view that supports the anticipating (not predatory) position assumed by Microsoft against its direct competitors.

Keywords: Externalities; Microsoft; Software Industry; Regulation Policies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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