Accession Number:

ADA422057

Title:

Size Matters: Barriers to Entry in the Microelectronic Industry

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The semiconductor manufacturing industry is facing significant and growing barriers to entry that could drive certain market segments toward overcapacity or noncontestable oligopoly. Currently conditions warrant only limited government, action, but U.S. policy-makers should continue to monitor the industry.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE