Accession Number PB2000-104942
Title Estimating Future Consumer Benefits from ATP-Funded Innovation: The Case of Digital Data Storage.
Publication Date Apr 2000
Media Count 56p
Personal Author D. Austin M. Macauley
Abstract This report develops a method that uses a quality-adjusted cost index to estimate expected returns to investments in new technologies. The index method addresses the problem of measuring social benefits from innovations in inputs in the service sector, wh ...
Keywords Advanced Technology Program
Consumers
Cost benefit analysis
Cost indexes
Data storage systems
Digital data
Estimating
Magnetic tapes
Optical storage
Probability
Return on investment
Scanning
Services
Technology innovation


 
Source Agency National Institute of Standards and Technology
NTIS Subject Category 62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 0016
Contract Number N/A

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