Geoff Manne and Josh Wright on Search Engine Data

Global Competition Review – ICLE President Geoffrey Manne and Senior Scholar Josh Wright were cited by Global Competition Review in a piece about tech platforms and two-sided markets. You can read the full piece here.

Geoffrey Manne and Joshua Wright (2011)[34] argue that search engines such as Google, but also Yahoo and Bing, already have more data than they can profitably use to refine their search results. This suggests access to data alone cannot explain the significant market shares enjoyed by Google.