publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . Conference object . Preprint . 2000

Electronic Tendering

J. Gebauer; M. Shaw; A. Segev;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2000
  • Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract
This paper, prepared for the Journal of Economic Perspectives, provides an overview of the economic issues arising in business-to-business (B2B) online commerce. Just as the industrial revolution mechanized firms' manufacturing functions, the information revolution is now mechanizing firms' marketing functions. Industry insiders have forecast tremendous growth in B2B e-commerce, most predicting transaction volumes in the trillions of dollars by 2005. We begin by defining the scope of B2B e commerce, and describing its possible benefits. Next, we consider the intermediation services and transaction mechanisms offered by B2B companies, drawing on models of market ...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY
free text keywords: Electronic funds transfers ; Internet, Market microstructure, Commerce, Common value auction, E-commerce, business.industry, business, Information management, Business-to-business, Database transaction, Computer science, Intermediation, Information revolution, Knowledge management, Electronic business, Economics and Econometrics, Finance, Intermediary, Supply and demand, Economics, Market structure, Vertical integration, Industrial organization, Cost efficiency, Factor market, jel:L86, jel:D21, jel:L22
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NSF| Auctions on the Internet: An Experimental Study
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 9811273
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences | Division of Social and Economic Sciences
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