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Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games

Edward Castronova - Computers - 2008 - 344 pages
From EverQuest to World of Warcraft, online games have evolved from the exclusive domain of computer geeks into an extraordinarily lucrative staple of the entertainment ...
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Wildcat Currency: How the Virtual Money Revolution Is Transforming the Economy

Edward Castronova - Business & Economics - 2014 - 320 pages
Private currencies have always existed, from notes printed by individual banks to the S&H Green Stamps that consumers once redeemed for household items. Today’s economy has ...
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The immigrant welfare effect: take-up or eligibility?

Edward Castronova - 1999 - 21 pages
Are immigrants on welfare because they are more likely to be eligible or because they are more likely to claim benefits for which they are eligible? The answer is politically ...
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Virtual Economies: Design and Analysis

Vili Lehdonvirta, Edward Castronova - Business & Economics - 2014 - 294 pages
How the basic concepts of economics -- including markets, institutions, and money -- can be used to create and analyze economies based on virtual goods.
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Regulating Markets: A BIT of Virtual Economies

Vili Lehdonvirta, Edward Castronova - Business & Economics - 2015 - 18 pages
In the twenty-first-century digital world, virtual goods are sold for real money. Digital game players happily pay for avatars, power-ups, and other game items. But behind ...
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Fun Inc.: Why Gaming Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century

Tom Chatfield - Business & Economics - 2011 - 272 pages
“An ambitious overview of the videogaming industry, from its beginning to today’s immersive online games.”—Wall Street Journal Despite the recession, video games continue to ...
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Who Owns the Future?

Jaron Lanier - Computers - 2013 - 416 pages
The “brilliant” and “daringly original” (The New York Times) critique of digital networks from the “David Foster Wallace of tech” (London Evening Standard)—asserting that to ...
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The Nature of the Future: Dispatches from the Socialstructed World

Marina Gorbis - Business & Economics - 2013 - 256 pages
A renowned futurist offers a vision of a reinvented world. Large corporations, big governments, and other centralized organizations have long determined and dominated the way ...
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