Economics + Microbreweries | Adam Williams | TEDxPSUErie

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Adam Williams takes a traditional concept from economics (i.e., the network economy) and applies it to an unlikely industry (i.e., microbreweries). He shows us how, by working together, small brewers are able to compete with multi-national breweries.
Williams asks us to consider the idea that collaboration can be a new kind of monopoly. And perhaps cut-throat competition is not the path to growth that the experts have always assumed.


Adam J. Williams is an Erie, PA native, a Penn State Behrend alumnus, and a semi-professional beer drinker. As an attorney, he represents companies of all shapes and sizes. He also represents individuals in a variety of lawsuits and real estate transactions. His TED Talk will take a traditional concept from economics (i.e., the network economy) and apply it to an unlikely industry (i.e., microbreweries). By working together, small brewers are able to compete with multi-national breweries. Adam would like people to consider the idea that collaboration can be a new way to achieve a monopoly. Perhaps cut-throat competition is not the path to growth that the experts have always assumed.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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