All related publications for John Palfrey

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E-books in Libraries: A Briefing Document developed in preparation for a Workshop on E-Lending in Libraries

This briefing document was developed with helpful inputs from industry stakeholders and other practitioners in preparation for the “E-Books in Libraries” workshop, hosted on February 24, 2012, by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society with the generous support of the Charles H. Revson Foundation.

Authored by
  • John Palfrey
  • Urs Gasser
  • David O'Brien

29 Jul 2012

Interoperability in Information Systems in the Furtherance of Trade

Urs Gasser and John Palfrey have continued to contribute to the World Trade Institute’s NCCR Trade Policy project with a particular focus on the interoperability as an enabler of innovation and creativity in international trade. Over the course of two years, this project has developed three in-depth exploratory studies. This paper takes a historical and institutional approach and focuses on key instances where interoperability at the physical and logical layer of core infrastructure elements has driven innovation in international trade.

Authored by
  • John Palfrey
  • Urs Gasser

31 May 2012

Fostering Innovation and Trade in the Global Information Society: The Different Facets and Roles of Interoperability

Urs Gasser and John Palfrey have continued to contribute to the World Trade Institute’s NCCR Trade Policy project with a particular focus on the interoperability as an enabler of innovation and creativity in international trade. Over the course of two years, this project has developed three in-depth exploratory studies. This study discusses the guiding questions mentioned above from an international law and policy perspective, looking at the interaction among interoperability, innovation, and trade.

Authored by
  • John Palfrey
  • Urs Gasser

31 May 2012

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Mapping Cloud Interoperability in the Globalized Economy: Theory and Observation from Practice

Urs Gasser and John Palfrey have continued to contribute to the World Trade Institute’s NCCR Trade Policy project with a particular focus on the interoperability as an enabler of innovation and creativity in international trade. Over the course of two years, this project has developed three in-depth exploratory studies. This study is focused on the role, current debates, and associated benefits and challenges in establishing a system of interoperability for information and information systems in the service of trade in a global economy over time.

Authored by
  • John Palfrey
  • Urs Gasser
  • Matthew Becker

31 May 2012