Research and analysis

National Measurement System: economics of metrology

Report by Professor Peter Swann of Innovative Economics Limited.

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The economics of metrology and measurement by Professor Peter Swann

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This report gives an overview of the economics of metrology and measurement, and government policy towards these activities. The report makes a distinction between metrology (the science of measurement), the construction of measurement tools, and everyday measurement activities.

Published 14 October 2009