The Economics of the Microsoft Case

@inproceedings{Bresnahan2002TheEO,
  title={The Economics of the Microsoft Case},
  author={Timothy F. Bresnahan},
  year={2002}
}
This paper explains the economics of Microsoft's anticompetitive actions, both the goal of suppressing Schumpeterian competition and the methods of denying widespread distribution to innovative new technologies. An understanding of the economics of the industry supports the logic of the government's antitrust case against Microsoft. Competition in the short run is limited by the network effects surrounding products like Microsoft Windows. Competition in the long run is far more feasible, but… CONTINUE READING

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