WS 164 The evolving Internet ecosystem: A two-sided market?
Economists have been increasingly interested in recent years in “two-sided markets,” cases where some platform intermediates between the two sides of the market in order to ensure that there is sufficient subscription and use on both sides of the market. Free-to-air broadcast television is often given as one example, where the television network intermediates between advertisers and viewers; credit card systems are another, intermediating between merchants and consumers. Read more
Time: Thu, 2012-11-08 11.00 – 12.30