Behemoth: Amazon's Unbreakable Dominance of the Book Business
Henry George School of Social Science
Inquiries / Information
149 East 38th Street
(between Lexington & 3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10016
Date / Time
Friday, October 25, 2019
11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
DescriptionAmazon's stunning rise from a garage-based operation to retail and technology colossus is by now well-known. Much less well known: Amazon is on the verge of dominating the entire American book industry – including publishing. This epic story and its wide-ranging implications will be explained by economist Robin Gaster.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Gaster is the President of Incumetrics, a Washington, D.C.-based economic and technology consulting firm whose clients have included the U.S. National Research Council, the U.S. Census Bureau, the European Commission, and the Brookings Institution.
This event is part of the Henry George School's Public Seminar series.
Who Should AttendOpen to the public.
Procedures/Directions$5 registration fee.