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View Resource Electronic Commerce Research Center

The Electronic Commerce Research Center, created by CIO magazine, "examines the current state and future directions of conducting commerce on the Net." The report consists of full-text articles dealing with aspects of ecommerce from the pages of CIO magazine. Dating from 1995 to the present, articles are annotated and indexed by subjects such as Case Studies, Business to Business, and Electronic...
View Resource The Economic and Social Impacts of Electronic Commerce: Preliminary Findings and Research Agenda

Electronic Commerce has been in existence for little more than three years, but due to its enormous capacity to affect "economic activities and social environments," it has already had a huge impact on retail, finance, and communications, representing 30 percent of GDP. This 156-page report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development examines the past and potential impact that...
View Resource Internet Economy Indicators

In 1999, the Internet economy's revenues rose to over half a trillion dollars, and employment in this sector has grown to directly support 2/476 million workers, according to this site sponsored by Cisco Systems and the University of Texas. June 2000 findings of the Internet Economy Indicators are also presented in the report Measuring the Internet Economy, which examines the Internet economy in...
View Resource Pew Internet: Online Shopping Report [pdf]

Shopping online for any number of products and services is quite ubiquitous, but some individuals are still concerned about the security of performing online transactions. This 32-page report released in February 2008 by the Pew Internet & American Life Project looks at what Americans think about online shopping. Authored by John B. Horrigan, the report is based on surveys conducted in September...