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

Introduction

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.

Keywords

economy insurance Internet statistics technology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-53020-2
  • 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
  • About this book