Measurement, Policy and Research Issues of a New Phenomena

  • P. Timmers


This paper firstly sets out to provide a broad overview of the development of electronic commerce, addressing the current state of the market and the history and current status of policy development, in particular in Europe. Secondly, it addresses some of the characteristics of the emerging e-economy with a view to indicating directions for future research, such as into new business models, dynamic business networking, and the balance of global versus local, in e-business as well as in e-policy development.


European Union Mobile Phone Business Model Electronic Commerce Alternative Dispute Resolution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Timmers
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  1. 1.Directorate-General Information SocietyEuropean CommissionBrusselsBelgium

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