A supply side story for a threshold model: Endogenous growth of the free and open source community

Rullani, Francesco ; Zirulia, Lorenzo (2011) A supply side story for a threshold model: Endogenous growth of the free and open source community. Bologna: Dipartimento di Scienze economiche DSE, p. 37. DOI 10.6092/unibo/amsacta/4457. In: Quaderni - Working Paper DSE (781). ISSN 2282-6483.
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Abstract

The study of social institutions producing and disseminating knowledge has mainly concentrated on two main concepts: Science and Technology. This paper examines a recent institutional form that seems not to resemble either of the other two; that is, knowledge-intensive communities, where individuals freely exchange knowledge through information and communication technology. Using free and open source software as an example, we develop a model where this phenomenon is confronted with Technology with respect to its ability to attract researchers.

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Rullani, Francesco
Zirulia, Lorenzo
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free and open source software, science, technology, community, intellectual property rights
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2282-6483
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