Author Archive | Olivier Bomsel

Tendances économiques de la médiatisation

By 31 January 2017 1

Le 15 novembre 2016 s’est tenue à Mines ParisTech la conférence ‘Médiatiser l’innovation’ (le programme se trouve ici). Cet article en fait le compte-rendu. Un besoin d’ordre La publicité suit l’évolution des médias. Tous les jours apparaissent de nouvelles techniques, de nouveaux supports, de nouveaux moyens d’adapter la communication de marques soucieuses de parler à chaque […]

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Media Ecosystems: Economic issues and policy implications

By 4 August 2014 0

This is the fourth and last post of a series on Media Ecosystems. The first post draws the outline of the series; the second post examines the production of mediatisation content through “publishing protocols”; the third post describes the specificities of the mediatisation of copyrighted goods and the changes brought by digitization. Economic issues The picture of the copyright industry […]

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Media Ecosystems: A definition

By 28 July 2014 0

This is the third post of a series on Media Ecosystems. The first post draws the outline of the series, while the second post examines the production of mediatisation content through “publishing protocols”. Media ecosystems The term ecosystem is primarily used in biology do designate a community of living organisms (plants, animals and microbes) in conjunction with […]

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Media Ecosystems: advertising and publishing protocols

By 18 July 2014 0

This is the second post of a series on Media Ecosystems. The first post draws the outline of the series. Advertising as a complementary good Since George Stigler’s paper on information costs (1961), the issue of advertising is widely discussed among economists. For many of them, advertising is a means to reduce consumer’s transaction costs […]

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Media Ecosystems: Introduction

By 14 July 2014 0

The economic theory introduces property rights as an institution aimed at internalising actions that are beneficial to society (Demsetz, 1967). It also depicts these rights as a means to set up transactions between right holders and other agents providing complementary goods and services. The previous consent rule arranges these transactions as a contractual chain stemming […]