Economic FAQs About the Internet

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 75-96, Summer 1994

Posted: 20 Apr 2007

See all articles by Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason

Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason

UC Berkeley; University of Michigan

Hal R. Varian

School of Information; University of California, Berkeley - Operations and Information Technology Management Group; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Abstract

This is a set of Frequently Asked Questions (and answers) about the economic, institutional, and technological structure of the Internet. We describe the history and current state of the Internet, discuss some of the pressing economic and regulatory problems, and speculate about future developments.

Suggested Citation

MacKie-Mason, Jeffrey K. and Varian, Hal R., Economic FAQs About the Internet. Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 75-96, Summer 1994, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=980789

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