Re-thinking the Concept of Surplus: Embracing Co-Creation Experiences in Economics

@article{CHAKRABARTI2014RethinkingTC,
  title={Re-thinking the Concept of Surplus: Embracing Co-Creation Experiences in Economics},
  author={AVIK CHAKRABARTI and Venkatram Ramaswamy},
  journal={Philosophy & Methodology of Economics eJournal},
  year={2014}
}
  • AVIK CHAKRABARTI, Venkatram Ramaswamy
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • Philosophy & Methodology of Economics eJournal
  • Economics has traditionally split consumers from producers by assigning them fixed roles. In the Internetworked economy as it is becoming, this is no longer true as value is increasingly jointly created among individuals, as a function of their co-creation experiences. We construct a framework that reconnects economics with value creation that goes beyond artifacts as the central unit of analysis, towards platforms of engagements of which artifacts themselves are only a part. Engagement… CONTINUE READING

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