Do Electronic Marketplaces Lower the Price of Goods?

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The efficiency of electronic means for commerce is sometimes countered by increased product cost, as demonstrated in this case involving an auction system for used cars in Japan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-80
Number of pages8
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan

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  • Computer Science(all)


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