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Product differentiation and the use of information technology

Atreya Chakraborty

Product differentiation and the use of information technology

evidence from the trucking industry

by Atreya Chakraborty

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trucking -- Technological innovations -- United States.,
  • Product differentiation -- United States.,
  • Information technology -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Industrial productivity -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAtreya Chakraborty, Mark Kazarosian.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 7222, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7222.
    ContributionsKazarosian, Mark., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1 .W654 no. 7222
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22394929M


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