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Research on China’s Standardization Governance Model in the Era of Digital Economy

Standards as part of the "national quality infrastructure" play an important role in driving national economic growth, promoting technological innovation and establishing a fairer and more open global trading system. In the era of digital economy, standards face many challenges such as large demand and rapid speed. How to adapt to the characteristics of the digital economy era and better play the role of standards has attracted more and more attention from scholars. This article studies and analyzes the American standardized governance model, which is characterized by private institutions as the mainstay and government participation as a supplement, and the European standardized governance model, which is characterized by government leadership and extensive participation from all walks of life. It gives the advantages and disadvantages of each, and then discusses This paper discusses China's current government-led standardization governance model, and points out that the "dual-acquisition policy" has fully exerted the technology diffusion role of standards. Standards have become an important channel for technology spillover effects, but they are also currently facing a series of problems. At the end of the article, it is given Ideas and suggestions such as strengthening participation in international standards and supervising the abuse of intellectual property rights, reducing standard decision-making bodies, and lowering the threshold for establishing standardization organizations.

Digital Economy, Standardization, Governance

Zhang Luqing. (2023). Research on China’s Standardization Governance Model in the Era of Digital Economy. American Journal of Management Science and Engineering, 8(5), 103-110.

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