International Standardization and Protection
1991 (English)Report (Other academic)
The paper develops a two country overlapping generations model of product improvement innovation to analyze the evolution of incompatible standards among countries. The paper emphasizes the welfare tradeoff between international standardization of products and the frequency of product improvement innovations. The paper classifies and evaluates various government standardization policies according to their objectives.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: IIES , 1991. , 27 p.
Seminar Paper / Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, ISSN 0347-8769 ; 505
international standardization, protection of standards
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-41815OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-41815DiVA: diva2:337813
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