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Information rules - a strategic guide to the network economy
Information Rules will help business leaders and policy makers - from executives in the entertainment, publishing, hardware, and software industries to lawyers, finance professionals, and writers -- make intelligent decisions about their information assets.
A Model of Sales
Predicting the Present with Google Trends
In this paper we show how to use search engine data to forecast near-term values of economic indicators. Examples include automobile sales, unemployment claims, travel destination planning and
Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach
The worldwide best-selling intermediate microeconomics textbook is distinguished by its remarkably up-to-date and rigorous yet accessible analytical approach. The seventh edition has been carefully
Big Data: New Tricks for Econometrics
  • H. Varian
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • 1 May 2014
A few tools for manipulating and analyzing big data such as decision trees, support vector machines, neural nets, deep learning, and so on may allow for more effective ways to model complex relationships.
Recommender systems
This special section includes descriptions of five recommender systems, which provide recommendations as inputs, which the system then aggregates and directs to appropriate recipients, and which combine evaluations with content analysis.