Review of The Wealth of Networks


In “The Wealth of Networks,” published in 2006 Yale University Press, Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler describes a new model of economic production that he calls the networked information economy. He maintains that the declining price of computation, communication, and storage have placed the material means of information and cultural production in the hands of a significant fraction of the world’s population – on the order of a billion people around the world. Continue reading