Advances in the Economics of Information Systems

Advances in the Economics of Information Systems

Kerem Tomak (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Release Date: November, 2004|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 260
ISBN13: 9781591404446|ISBN10: 1591404444|EISBN13: 9781591404460|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-444-6


Advances in the Economics of Information Systems provides a wide perspective on the issues related to applications of economics to information systems area. From grid computing to online auctions, the reader can find novel uses of economics tools in understanding concepts related to the use of technology at the firm level. IT professionals will also find rich analysis of problems at their agenda and benefit from the insights this reference field provides.

Reviews and Testimonials

Kerem Tomak did an excellent job collecting, editing and contributing to the collection of state of the art articles in economics of IS. The book is full of important articles which are contributed by well known names in this area. He finishes the book with an elegant piece tying behavioral economics and mobile commerce.

– Kemal Altinkemer, Purdue University, USA

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Tomak is an Assistant Professor, Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a Ph.D. in management from Purdue University. In addition to his research in pricing network services, economics of online auctions and behavioral economics of information systems, he has published several articles and presented several papers on the economics of software distribution.