An Economic Analysis of Strategic Information Technology Investments

  title={An Economic Analysis of Strategic Information Technology Investments},
  author={Anitesh Barua and Charles H. Kriebel and Tridas Mukhopadhyay},
  journal={MIS Q.},
The information systems literature is replete with conceptual frameworks for analyzing strategic applications of information technology (IT). In this article, the strategic impacts of IT investment are studied through the development of a formal economic model. In particular, it focuses on IT-related quality competition in a duopoly, where the services may not be priced initially (e.g., in the financial services sector), and where the benefits may come indirectly (e.g., in the form of interest… 
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