Publications

Publication date: 2006
Publication date: 2005
The Sony safe harbor survived a tough challenge before the Supreme Court.
Publication date: 2005
In 2003, the world produced about 800MB of information for each man, woman, and child on earth. Much of this information, such as supermarket scanner data and the like, is pretty dull. But some of it, such as the material contained in books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music, and family photos, is potentially of great interest to people.
Publication date: 2005

By 2000, over one-third of Silicon Valley’s high-skilled workers were foreign-born, and overwhelmingly from Asia. These U.S.-educated engineers are transforming developmental opportunities for formerly peripheral regions as they build professional and business connections to their home countries. In a process more akin to “brain circulation” than “brain drain,” these engineers and...

Publication date: 2005
What will the Supreme Court do in MGM v. Grokster? How will this decision affect you?
Publication date: 2005
The rapid advance in information technology now makes it feasible for sellers to condition their price offers on consumers' prior purchase behavior. In this paper we examine when it is profitable to engage in this form of price discrimination when consumers can adopt strategies to protect their privacy.

Our baseline model involves rational consumers with constant valuations for the...

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