The Economics of Standards and Standardization in Information and Communication Technologies: Open Standards and Their Early Adoption

Mogens Kuhn Pedersen, Vladislav V. Fomin

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    Abstract

    Standards have proven themselves indispensable to the industrial revolution. How are standards developed today? What does the economics of standards tell about the impact of standards upon economic growth and productivity? Do standards influence industry innovation? How are the standardization processes in the field of ICT taking place? How and why do open standards differ from other types of standards? How may open standards influence ICT government policy and the reverse: How will government need to take action in the face of the international trend toward open standards in ICT?
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
    Number of pages38
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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