Changing the rules : technological change, international competition, and regulation in communications / Robert W. Crandall and Kenneth Flamm, editors. - Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, c1989. - xv, 424 p. : ill.

Revised papers from a conference organized by the Brookings Institution and sponsored in part by the NYNEX Corporation.

Includes bibliographical references.

Technological advance and costs: computers versus communications / Kenneth Flamm -- U.S. interexchange competition / Leonard Waverman -- The role of the U.S. local operating companies / Robert W. Crandall -- Deregulation in Japan / Tsuruhiko Nambu, Kazuyuki Suzuki, and Tetsushi Honda -- The economics of telecommunications standards / Stanley M. Besen and Garth Saloner -- Telecommunications policy and U.S. national security / Ashton B. Carter -- International telecommunications in transition / Eli M. Noam -- Information industries in the newly industrializing countries / Ashoka Mody -- Growth of the telecommunications and computer industries / Nestor E. Terleckyj.

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Telecommunication policy.
Telephone -- United States.
Telecommunication -- United States.
Telecommunication policy -- United States.
Telecommunication systems.

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