Anteing up: the government's role in the microelectronics industry

by Anna Slomovic

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This paper analyzes the relationship between the U.S. federal government and the microelectronics industry. It includes a brief history, a description of the technology of integrated circuits, a discussion of the structure of U.S. industry compared with that of Japan and Europe, and an examination of public policy. Finally, the paper explores the government's role in the development of the U.S. microelectronics industry.

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