The application of fundamental option pricing models (OPMs), such as the binomial and the Black-Scholes models, to problems in information technology (IT) investment decision making have been the subject of some debate in the last few years. Prior research, for example, has made the case that pricing " real options " in real world operational and strategic… (More)
Forthcoming as the lead article in a special issue of Information Technology and Management, 2006.
The Internet has brought consumers increased access to information to make purchase decisions. As markets come closer to perfect information, one of the expected outcomes is an increase in competition. One of the consequences is an increase in the price elasticity of demand, or the percent change in demand due to a percent change in price, because consumers… (More)
Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Richard Yanak, past president of New England Network, Inc., which operated the Yankee 24 electronic banking network prior to its merger with the New York Cash Exchange and the formation of Infinet. All errors of fact or interpretation are the sole responsibility of the authors. systems research issues involving… (More)
Information technology (IT) has long been applied to support the exchange of goods, services and information between organizations. It is with the advent of Internet-based e-procurement systems and business-to-business (B2B) electronic markets that the real opportunities for online transactions have opened up across space and over time. In this paper, we… (More)
This article reviews the growing body of research on electronic commerce from the perspective of economic analysis. It begins by constructing a new framework for understanding electronic commerce research, then identifies the range of applicable theory and current research in the context of the new conceptual model. It goes on to assess the state-of-the-art… (More)