This is a study for the Swedish Competition Authority. The study is in Swedish, and includes an English summary.
From the announcement:
When public bodies implement IT procurements that require closed standards, competition is restricted by certain operators are discriminated against. In practice this means that a few dominant players in the market favored. In a new research paper the authors provide practical tips on how to minimize the risk of incarceration in various types of IT standards.
Konkurrensverket uppdragsforskningsrapport 2016:2 Utredare: Björn Lundell, Jonas Gamalielsson och Stefan Tengblad Lundell, B., Gamalielsson, J. and Tengblad, S. (2016) IT-standarder, inlåsning och konkurrens: En analys av policy och praktik inom svensk förvaltning, Uppdragsforskningsrapport 2016:2, Konkurrensverket, ISSN: 1652-8089.
ISBN Number: ISSN-nr 1652-8089
Nature of documentation: Official reports and studies
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