Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Software

Submission + - Proprietary vs Open Source & Social Efficien (hbs.edu)

middlemen writes: "The rising popularity of the open-source software movement has prompted many governments around the world to enact policies promoting open-source software systems at the expense of proprietary systems. Oftentimes, these policies seem to stem from a presumption (shared by some economists) that open software platforms are inherently more efficient than their proprietary counterparts. But is that so? This paper[PDF] at Harvard Business Week provides a simple model of two-sided platforms that clearly shows how this common intuition breaks down in two-sided markets."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Proprietary vs Open Source & Social Efficien

Comments Filter:

Line Printer paper is strongest at the perforations.

Working...