Telecommunications Deregulation and the Information Economy

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Artech House, 2001 - Business & Economics - 543 pages
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The second edition of this classic offers the first comprehensive economic examination of the global competitive restructuring that is now occurring as a result of the U.S. Telecommunications Act 1996. Updated with extensive data analysis on the contours of the "new economy", the book identifies strategic options that will help position your firm for continued success, and guides you to the most effective methods of building and enhancing competitive advantage in new markets. You learn how to project emerging business opportunities precipitated by deregulation and the convergence of the telephony, broadcasting, and computer sectors.
 

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Contents

Deregulation
6
Analysis of the Telecommunications
25
Market Structure and Competitive Behavior
51
References
65
Professionals
67
The Economics of Consumer Demand
85
Telecommunications Market and Competitive
103
Forecasting Telecommunications
117
Contours of the Information Economy
199
Electronic Commerce and
221
Appendix A
263
A2 Communications Act of 1934
393
Appendix B
433
Appendix C
443
Appendix D
469
Appendix F
507

The Economics of New Business Formations
137
The Economics of International
155
Telecommunications Deregulation and Market
175
Appendix G
523
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James K. Shaw holds a Ph.D. in economics and managerial science from the University of Nevada, and an A.M in communications from Stanford University. Dr. Shaw is the Director of the Applied Economics at the University of San Francisco. He serves on the editorial board for the Western Governmental Research Association.

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