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Externalities of the Microsoft^Rs Network Goods

João Leitão () and Carlos Osório
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Carlos Osório: Universidade da Beira Interior

Industrial Organization from University Library of Munich, Germany

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)
JEL-codes: D42 D62 L12 L15 L42 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-mic and nep-net
Date: 2002-07-23
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