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Economics of standardisation: update to report

Update to the report on the economics of standardization (URN 00/1694). Focuses on new issues that have emerged in the last ten years, particularly…

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Update to the report on the economics of standardization (URN 00/1694). Focuses on new issues that have emerged in the last ten years, particularly in growth and productivity, trade, innovation, and models of standards and the economy. Presents a model of the effects of standards, examines the rationale for government policy on standardisation, and discusses examples of good practice in standardisation policy.