The Middleman Economy

How Brokers, Agents, Dealers, and Everyday Matchmakers Create Value and Profit

  • Authors
  • Marina┬áKrakovsky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 15-46
  3. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 47-72
  4. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 73-109
  5. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 111-143
  6. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 145-172
  7. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 173-194
  8. Marina Krakovsky
    Pages 195-199
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 201-229

About this book


With the rise of the Internet, many pundits predicted that middlemen would disappear. But that hasn't happened. Far from killing the middleman, the Internet has generated a thriving new breed. In The Middleman Economy , Silicon Valley-based reporter Marina Krakovsky elucidates the six essential roles that middlemen play.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57655-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-53020-2
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