In their Special Issue of Electronic Markets (ISSN: 1422-8890), all about Multi-sided platforms, Nizar Abdelkafi, Christina Raasch, Angela Roth and R. Srinivasan write about the intermediation and matchmaking roles of multi-sided platforms. In the editorial, they argue that this type of platform has been around for several centuries, but its relatedness to electronic markets is a new insight. The issue contains 10 more research papers on the topic that investigate different aspects around the platform topic.

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