This revealing book examines different types of network industries such as railways, telecommunications and new media, and investigates their economics with an accent on history makes it stand apart from others in the area. Hans G�ttinger's accessible writing style and knowledgeable research makes this book recommended reading for all those in

chapter 1|15 pages

Network economics

chapter 2|5 pages

Network size and value

chapter 3|16 pages

Technology adoption in networks

chapter 4|19 pages

Technological racing in network industries

chapter 5|21 pages

Networks and competition

chapter 8|24 pages

Network economies for the Internet

Conceptual models

chapter 9|16 pages

Network economies for the Internet

Application models

chapter 10|15 pages

Macroeconomics of network industries