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The transatlantic telegraph’s introduction is a lesson from history on how information technology can improve firms’ ability to forecast demand

Steinwender, Claudia (2014) The transatlantic telegraph’s introduction is a lesson from history on how information technology can improve firms’ ability to forecast demand. LSE American Politics and Policy (02 Jun 2014). Website.

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Abstract

When new technology leads to a dramatic change in the availability of information, how do firms and markets respond? In a unique historical ‘experiment’, Claudia Steinwender evaluates the trade impact of the submarine transatlantic telegraph cable that connected Europe and North America in the mid-nineteenth century.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2014 13:42
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2019 00:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58960

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