Explaining dotcom failures: a congestion framework

  • Nikhilesh Dholakia, Anil M. Pandya
  • International Journal of Electronic Business, January 2007, Inderscience Publishers
  • DOI: 10.1504/ijeb.2007.012289

The Dotcom Tech Crash - Pandya/Dholakia work analyzing what happened and why

What is it about?

The congestion theory framework that Anil Pandya and Nikhilesh Dholakia present here offers a very unique way to analyze and understand the 2000 "dotcom" crash.

Why is it important?

The year 2015 is a watershed. It is 15 years after the massive burst of the dotcom bubble and the subsequent crash that wiped out between $5 and $7 billion of “paper wealth”. 2015 is also the year when, for the first time after the dotcom crash, the Nasdaq tech index crossed 5000. It is time to revisit the many analytical insights that Anil Pandya and Nikhilesh Dholakia offered in their writings on the dotcom crash.

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