Editorial Office
Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked Business
c/o Information Systems Institute
University of Leipzig
Grimmaische Str. 12
04109 Leipzig

Responsible for contents: 
The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the contents of the central pages.

Prof. Rainer Alt
Information Systems Institute
University of Leipzig
phone: +49 341 97 33600
fax: +49 341 97 33612


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