is focused on understanding devices, technology, and humans as they interface in a market setting; the new forms that transactions may take in a networked world; and the new social and economic order that may result. The program creates tools and techniques for enabling electronic marketplaces, for engaging all segments of society in the new economy, and for freeing transactions from the desktop as well as the corner store. A unique feature of e-markets is its collaboration with MIT's Sloan School of Management.