Issue No.01 - January/February (2008 vol.28)
Shane Greenstein , Kellogg Graduate School of Management
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2008.17
In June of 2008, William Gates Jr. will step down as chief software architect at Microsoft. Greenstein measures Gates' career against the yardstick applied to history's great robber barons, examining the difference between fair and foul. Which mattered most in Bill Gates' career, and why?
economics, William Gates, Microsoft, competition, browser, bundling, antitrust
Shane Greenstein, "The Long Arc Behind Bill Gates' Wealth", IEEE Micro, vol.28, no. 1, pp. 4-7, January/February 2008, doi:10.1109/MM.2008.17