Idea in Brief The Assumption Companies can build winner-take-all positions by collecting and analyzing customer data. The more customers a firm has, the more data it can gather and mine; the resulting insights allow it to offer a better product that attracts even more customers, from which it can collect still more data. The Reality Even when customer data does confer a competitive advantage, it gives rise to network effects only infrequently. And that advantage may not last.

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Shaktilrajas Andrei Hagiu — Semantic Scholar International Journal of Industrial Organization 34, T strategic use of first-party content by two-sided platforms is driven by two key factors: Articles 1—20 Show more. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.

The following articles are merged in Scholar. The literature has constantly … More. We study the economic tradeoffs that drive organizations to position themselves closer to or further away from a multi-sided platform MSP business model, relative to three traditional alternatives: Why do intermediaries divert search? The economics of two-sided markets or multi-sided platforms has emerged over the past decade as one of the most active areas of research in economics and strategy.

My profile My library Anddei Alerts. We show that competition … More. Hanna Halaburda Bank of Canada Verified email at stern. New articles by this author. We analyze platform competition for content in the presence of strategic interactions between content distributors and content providers. Do you really want to be an eBay? Title Cited by Year Invisible andrdi We analyze the incentives to divert search for an information intermediary who enables buyers consumers to search affiliated sellers stores.

Multi-sided platforms MSPswhich bring together two or more interdependent groups of customers, have recently risen to economic and business prominence in many industries. The new patent intermediaries: We provide a model of bargaining and price competition within … More. Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. New citations to this author. This paper contains two extensions of the modelling framework proposed by Hagiu a for studying two-sided market platforms.

Faculty Directory Skip to search form Skip to main content. Intermediaries andtei choose between functioning as a marketplace on which suppliers sell their products directly sndrei buyers or as a reseller purchasing products from suppliers and selling them to … More.

Email address for updates. Inthe videogame market in the USA collapsed, leading to bankruptcy for more than 90 percent of game developers, as well as Atari, manufacturer of the dominant game console at the time.

First, introducing vertical differentiation among both users and … More. This paper first lays … More. We identify two original motives for diverting search … More. Platforms Strategy Technology Industrial Organization. Related Posts


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