The Economics of Communication

The Economics of Communication

A Selected Bibliography with Abstracts

1st Edition - January 1, 1981

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  • Authors: Karen P. Middleton, Meheroo Jussawalla
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483147895

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The Economics of Communication: A Selected Bibliography with Abstracts lists several texts that focus on economics of communication. The book also provides description of every text. The texts are organized according to section. The first section contains texts that discuss the definition of the information/communications aspect of the economy, while the second section deals with various communication industries. Section 3 contains texts that provide economic analysis of some aspects of communications. The fourth section deals with the impact of communications on economic systems, while the fifth section contains texts about international exchange of communications goods and services. The last section contains texts that discuss some political implication of the economics of communication. The book will appeal to readers, professionals, and researchers who are concerned with several issues pertaining to economics and communications.

Table of Contents


  • Acknowledgments

    Foreword

    Introduction

    List of Abbreviations

    Section 1 - Definitions: Economics of Communication; Information/Communication Sector

    Section 2 - Economic Descriptions of Communications Industries

    Section 3 - Economic Analysis of Communications

    A. General

    B. Competition/Monopoly Issues

    C. Other Regulatory Aspects

    D. Demand Studies

    E. Pricing Studies

    F. Financing

    G. Approaches to Resource Allocation

    H. Production Functions/Productivity/Economies of Scale

    I . Future of Communications

    Section 4 - Impact of Communications on Economic Systems

    Section 5 - International Exchange of Communication Goods/Services

    Section 6 - Social/Political Implications of Communication Economies

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    About the Authors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1981
  • Published: January 1, 1981
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483147895

About the Authors

Karen P. Middleton

Meheroo Jussawalla

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