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Economic Assessment of Open Source-Software (2003)
Outline:This study examines the extent to which the open-source model constitutes an alternative to the production of commercial software with a special focus on how the absence of market processes impact this form of software production. The first section of the study describes the basics of the software market and software development. The second part briefly describes the beginnings of open-source software, followed by an economic assessment of open-source software and a discussion of its economic consequences for the software industry.
Client:Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
Position:Team leader
Material:Presentations, Publications