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Government/Industry Interactions in the Global Standards System

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Author(s)

Roger Marks, Robert E. Hebner

Abstract

We review the evolution of the global standards system and its relationship to industry. We then discuss some of the approaches that governments have taken in order to modify the system for the benefit of domestic and worldwide economic development. We use as an example an effort of the U. S. National Institute of Standards and Technology to encourage voluntary consensus standards for interoperable broadband wireless access systems.
Citation
The Standards Edge: Dynamic Tension
Report Number
45A
Publisher Info
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Keywords

broadband wireless access, consensus standards, consortium standards, economics, globalization, government, metropolitan area networks, wireless communications, World Trade Organization

Citation

Marks, R. and Hebner, R. (2003), Government/Industry Interactions in the Global Standards System, , , [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31515 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created December 10, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021