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Exporting Telecommunications Regulation: The U.S.-Japan Negotiations on Interconnection Pricing

Jeffrey H. Rohlfs, J. Gregory Sidak
2002 Social Science Research Network  
the AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies.  ...  The Joint Center builds on AEI's and Brookings's impressive body of work over the past three decades that has evaluated the economic impact of regulation and offered constructive suggestions for implementing  ...  The U.S. approach is inherently defective because it invites arbitrage. For this reason, many countries have rejected the U.S. approach.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.297125 fatcat:q767pgm565esdbqiv5kftovnye

QoS-Aware Network-supported Architecture to Distribute Application Flows over Multiple Network Interfaces for B3G Users

Qi Wang, Tobias Hof, Fethi Filali, Robert Atkinson, John Dunlop, Eric Robert, Leire Aginako
2007 Wireless personal communications  
In this architecture, advanced network intelligence enables a personal gateway to handle flow distributions dynamically for all the devices behind it according to the applications' QoS requirements and  ...  To contribute to realising this vision, we propose a novel architecture to achieve QoS-aware policy-based flow handoffs for multihomed users, especially those equipped with more than a single personal  ...  Alisdair McDiarmid and Christopher Nicolson, all with the University of Strathclyde (USTR), for their contributions to the development of the USTR MULTINET testbed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-007-9424-7 fatcat:mapthxicuzfkbjmqdhw4zhdezy

Signaling System No.7: a tutorial

A.R. Modarressi, R.A. Skoog
1990 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Acknowledgments We would like to gratefully acknowledge the many useful comments received on an earlier version of this tutorial from M. Ghassemi, M. A. McGrew, B. P. Murphy, N. Mitra, and S. Usiskin.  ...  This would occur, for example, if the traffic level was high, which causes the retransmission rate to be low. In this situation a forced retransmission procedure is invoked.  ...  The drawback of PCR is that it allows for much less efficient bandwidth utilization than the basic method (i.e., the maximum load level a link can be engineered for is much less with PCR).  ... 
doi:10.1109/35.56239 fatcat:trnuapn6kje5jpfplcwbp4qvs4

What are We Talking About When We Discuss Digital Protectionism?

Susan Ariel Aaronson
2017 Social Science Research Network  
For almost a decade, executives, scholars, and trade diplomats have argued that filtering, censorship, localization requirements and domestic regulations are distorting the cross-border information flows  ...  These tactics should be banned, although the WTO may not be the best forum for discussion of these problems. 3.  ...  US simultaneously criticizes foreign governments for failing to develop clear or adequate approaches to enforcing privacy and cites privacy as a barrier to trade.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3032108 fatcat:j23lnmbhsrfvnnre3eugmd2loe

Table of Contents

2018 2018 IEEE 38th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS)  
: A High-Performance Traffic Engineering Approach for the Failed Link 267 Anmin Xu (Tsinghua University), Jun Bi (Tsinghua University), Baobao Zhang (Tsinghua University), Tianran Xu (Tsinghua University  ...  , Fast Links, and the Cost of Gossip 786 Suman Sourav (National University of Singapore), Peter Robinson (McMaster University), and Seth Gilbert (National University of Singapore) Fast Lookup  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdcs.2018.00004 fatcat:d5v2z6v62fc2djbbwf2nupk7j4

Democratizing U.S. Trade Policy

Philip Zelikow, Bruce Stokes, Pat Choate, James Shoch
2002 Foreign Affairs  
But if it is to adequately perform its needed advisory role, substantial changes are needed: • Link Congress to the Advisory Committee System With Congress's role in trade policymaking likely to increase  ...  The ISO's original mission was to develop common global standards for all technologies, except in electrical and electronic engineering.  ...  Further, when I was first appointed to the ACTPN, I took the initiative to demonstrate the positive and independent role that it can play in laying the groundwork for issues that go beyond a narrow USTR  ... 
doi:10.2307/20033033 fatcat:dadxjw5osbbdtnghh2vcac3wrm

The Digital Trade Imbalance and Its Implications for Internet Governance

Susan Ariel Aaronson
2016 Social Science Research Network  
It seems the United States both criticizes other governments for failing to develop clear or adequate approaches to enforcing privacy and cites privacy as a barrier to trade.  ...  In June 2015, the website Intellectual Property Watch obtained some 400 pages of email traffic between the USTR and officials and industry advisers related to the TPP.  ...  Chatham House's mission is to be a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2813392 fatcat:jgxhtisqebf4zjshfobv24s464

Anti-Competitive Practices as Trade Barriers used by Korea and Japan: Focusing on Service and Investment Markets

Eun Sup Lee
2004 Bond Law Review  
This paper is a comparative study of the anti-competitive practices used by Korea and Japan.  ...  It analyzes their competition policies on their trade policies, and considers the growing interest in anti-competitive practices, particularly in service markets, and the criticism concentrated on these  ...  This approach is arbitrary because it sets a cap on prices without taking into full account the high cost of doing business in Japan.  ... 
doi:10.53300/001c.5449 fatcat:aph6yqcgyfbszhrqgwdcotuoqi

U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

2003 American Journal of International Law  
Overhead activities performed in Singapore, such as R&D, design, engineering, purchasing, can count toward the value added.  ...  to reach agreement on a resolution or (b) have agreed on a resolution but the complaining Party considers that the other Party has failed to observe the terms of the agreement, the complaining party may  ... 
doi:10.2307/3109864 fatcat:3532u6ppp5ezhbnjmbbxvp2yj4

The Knowledge Police

David Orozco
2014 Social Science Research Network  
For example, in 2011, the USTR placed Baidu, China's leading search engine, on its list of notorious markets for counterfeit and pirated goods. See U.S.  ...  201 Since the IPEC has failed to implement a high level strategic assessment using a SWOT analysis, it cannot engage in the next important step, which is to suggest how scarce resources should be prioritized  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2405316 fatcat:z7gjbanhofcmzmffp44e2xtil4

Competing economies: America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim

1992 ChoiceReviews  
A test of national competitiveness is whether standards of living improve while world market share holds steady or increases. The United States is failing on both counts.  ...  This report examines how the economic environment of the United States can be made more conducive to improving manufacturing performance.  ...  However the USTR determined that no countries met the criteria of the statute. 263 It is difficult to understand how the examples the USTR noted for special concern fail to meet criteria for listing  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.30-0383 fatcat:2qvhsvcafzeh3ksrpieeqdkst4

The UK's Strategic Partnership with China beyond Brexit: Economic Opportunities Facing Political Constraints

Paul Irwin Crookes, John Farnell
2019 Journal of Current Chinese Affairs  
factors will continue to limit outcomes and that a major transformation of UK-China economic relations is not a realistic prospect for the foreseeable future.  ...  The analysis identifies potential modalities for achieving some improvement in UK-China bilateral links by drawing on the outcome of the Switzerland-China Free Trade Agreement but concludes that political  ...  maintaining a high profile as defender of the international legal order.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1868102619858783 fatcat:6ji4rm6ezjfmpeqsgt2pn6iuba

The Rise of the New Mercantilists: Unfair Trade Practices in the Innovation Economy

Julie A. Hedlund, Robert D. Atkinson
2007 Social Science Research Network  
he United States leads the world in the development, production, and use of information technology (IT). 2 Because IT is not only the major driver of economic growth but also a key source of high-paying  ...  As a result, many nations have turned to an easier and faster path to winning the global competition for IT leadership: erecting a whole host of unfair and protectionist policies focused on systematically  ...  Another reason is that it is extremely expensive for companies to prepare a case for the USTR.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1004514 fatcat:3lc3leohivcqppndyt4lrp4ktm

The U.S. Proposal for an Intellectual Property Chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Sean M. Flynn, Brook K. Baker, Margot Kaminski, Jimmy Koo
2012 Social Science Research Network  
the requirements and expenses associated with proving that a product meets the relatively high standards for patentability.  ...  The provision lists specific activities in sections (i) through (vii), including reverse-engineering activities of a computer program "for the sole purpose of achieving interoperability"; activities by  ...  and criminal and civil remedies that constitute a deterrent to further infringements, each Party shall provide, consistent with the framework set out in this Article: (a) legal incentives for service  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2185402 fatcat:wj3ifzriqvbddlurwlrwduide4

Simulation and Flight Test of Autonomous Aircraft Estimation, Planning, and Control Algorithms

Mark E. Campbell, Jin-Woo Lee, Eelco Scholte, David Rathbun
2007 Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics  
Another option is ATLAS [38], an automatically tuned version of BLAS which provides a high- performance library for most all platforms.  ...  Introduction UTONOMY implies a degree of self-regulation inherent in a system’s operation and is a key technology for future high- performance and remote operation applications [1].  ... 
doi:10.2514/1.29719 fatcat:yg5elgjihjb7xkludrb522zose
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