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Policies toward advanced display in the Clinton administration
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Hart
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Paper Abstract

The Clinton administration is using its policy toward advanced displays as a test case for making industry-specific policies. They have established a number of criteria for advanced displays that they hope to apply to other industries in the future. For example, they want to support the development of generic technologies through ARPA and NIST, while minimizing the government's role in key business decisions. They want the industry (by which they mean the tool makers, the component assemblers, and the systems firms) to agree internally before they go ahead with their promotional policies. Given the past history of the advanced display industry, especially its disunity in regard to the enforcement of the successful antidumping petition of the Advanced Display Manufacturers Association and to efforts to create the U.S. Display Consortium, these criteria will be hard to meet. Nevertheless, there now appears to be much greater consensus among the three groups than in the past on the need to build indigenous technological capabilities in advanced displays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2174, Advanced Flat Panel Display Technologies, (1 April 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172154
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Jeffrey A. Hart, Indiana Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2174:
Advanced Flat Panel Display Technologies
Peter S. Friedman, Editor(s)

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