Table of contents for Software, growth, and the future of the U.S. economy [electronic resource] : report of a symposium / Dale W. Jorgenson and Charles W. Wessner, editors ; Committee on Software, Growth, and the Future of the U.S. Economy, Committee on Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy, Board of Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council of the National Academies.

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The Economics of Software
Wlliam J Raduchel                                          36
Panel I: The Role of Software-What Does Software Do?         47
Moderator: Dale W: Jorgenon, Harvard Univerity
Anthony Scort, General Motors                              47
Panel II: How Do We Make Software and Why Is It Unique?      54
Modertors: Dale W. Jorgenson, Harvard University
James Socas, Senate Committee on Banking
How Do We Make It?
Monica Lamn Stanford Universi                           54
Open-Source Software                                      61
Ial R. Varian, University of California at Berkeley
Making Software Secure and Reliable                       72
Kenneth Walker, Sonic WALL
Panel III: Software Measurement-What Do We Track Today?     82
Moderator: Kenneth Flamm, Universiy of eixas at Austi
Measuring Prices of Prepackaged Software                  83
Alan G. White, Analysis Group, Inc
Einst R. Berndt, MIT Sloan School of Management
Accounting Rules: What Do They Capture and                89
What Are the Problems?
Shelly C. Luisi, Securities and Echange Commission
Greg Beams, Ernst & Young
A BEA Perspective: Private Fixed Software Investment      99
David Wasshausen. Bureau of Economic Analysis
What Is in the OECD Accounts and How Good Is It?         106
Dirk Pilat, Organisation for Economic Co-operation
and Development
Panel IV: Moving Offshore: The Software Labor Force and    118
the U.S. Economy
Moderator: Mark B. Myers. The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Hiring Software Talent                                   118
Wayne Rosing, Google
Current Trends and Implications: An Industry View        122
Jack Harding, eSilion Corporation
Implications of Offshoring and National Policy           131
Ronil Hiru, Rochester Institute of Technology
Offshoring Policy Options                                139
"William B. Bonvillian, Office of Senator Joseph Lieberian
Panel V: Participants' Roundtable-
Where Do We Go from Here? Policy Issues?150
VModerator: William I. Raduchel
aine Rosing, Googie
Kenneth Flam m Un iversit of Texas at Austin
Einst R. Berndt, MIT Sloan School of Manageent
James Socas, Senate Committee on Banking
Ronil Hira, Rochester Institute f Technology
Concluding Remarks156
Dale W. Jo rgenson. Harvard University
The Economics of Software: Technoogy, Processes and161
Policy ssues
William i   Raducwel

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Technological innovations Economic aspects United States, Computer programs Economic aspects United States, Economic development, United States Economic conditions 21st century