Evolution of the Book Trade; Development of the Automobile Industry

Funded Research Proposal

This project entails archival research and interviewing on two subjects. The first is entry and supply chain development in the American automobile industry, in this case in the 1920s (the period before the shock of the Great Depression and developed economies of scale and scope essentially saw off possibilities for entry into the market for scores of years).Read More

EBook Rentals – Implications for the Book business

MBA Research Fellowship paper

The market for EBooks has truly taken off, and at this point, a paid eBook rental service appears to be a natural extension of the technology. While there is the public library system with its small collection and limited number of copies, and certain websites providing rentals on a smaller scale, a full-fledged “all you can eat” eBook rental service is not being offered at this time.Read More