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Enterprise in orbit

Subtitle:
the supply and demand for communication satellites, 1964-92
Abstract:

The objective of this study is to develop a general understanding of the evolution of the commercial communication satellite industry. Initial information classifies the industry as an oligopoly with the vendors as price setters. The approach to this thesis is to examine the supply and demand of satellites as a capital good.

Assuming the demand curve slopes downwards, the study examines the change in the price of a standard unit satellite. The underlying motivation is the conventio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1998
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602363443
URN:
uuid:df766834-81c3-4e5b-9158-9240b441bcf8
Local pid:
td:602363443

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