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Profit regulation of defense contractors and prizes for innovation

William P. Rogerson

Profit regulation of defense contractors and prizes for innovation

by William P. Rogerson

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Defense contracts -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
    • Defense industries -- Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
    • Awards -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam P. Rogerson.
      ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Program Analysis and Evaluation)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.D4 R625 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 58 p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1560944M
      ISBN 100833011979
      LC Control Number91042228

      Aerospace & Defense Industry's Revenue increased sequentially by % faster than Gross Profit increase of %, this led to contraction in Gross Margin to %, below Industry average. On the trailing twelve months basis gross margin in 4 Q grew to %. Within Capital Goods sector 2 other industries have achieved higher gross. time robust defense innovation has spurred U.S. civilian innovation. But continued relative decline in U.S. commercial innovation will negatively impact defense innovation and capabilities, while declining investments in defense innovation will negatively impact overall U.S. innovation and competitiveness. As such, a robust federal policy to File Size: KB.

      The Federal Acquisition Regulation defines limits for profit levels on some types of contracts. For research, developmental and experimental type work performed under a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the fee cannot exceed 15 percent of the cost. When calculating the maximum fee amount, the 15 percent cap applies to the cost only, not any.   Defense contractors Northrop Grumman Corp and General Dynamics Corp's quarterly earnings beat Wall Street forecasts, showing few signs that .

        Section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (“NDAA”) establishes a new Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (“D-CASB”) to oversee the application of the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”) to defense contracts. The amendments made by Section shall take effect on October 1,   In DoD contracting overall, services grew at a much faster pace in the past 20 years than did products and R&D, and were it not for combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan would possibly have continued to receive the lion’s share of DoD contract awards. Also as a result of these operations, Army and “other DoD” (primarily DLA) shares of total contracting grew while the Navy and Air.


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Profit regulation of defense contractors and prizes for innovation by William P. Rogerson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Profit regulation of defense contractors and prizes for innovation. [William P Rogerson; Rand Corporation.; United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Program Analysis and Evaluation)] -- The defense sector is subject to a form of cost-based economic regulation, just as public utilities are.

A set of regulations determines the price that defense. William P. Rogerson, "Profit Regulation of Defense Contractors and Prizes for Innovation: Theory and Evidence," Discussion PapersNorthwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management : RePEc:nwu:cmsems Kaun, D.

() Where have all the profits gone. An analysis of the major U.S. defense contractors: University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Research Paper No. Rogerson, W. () Profit regulation of defense contractors and prizes for innovation.

Journal of Political Economy, 97 (6), The author empirically verifies that the incentives posited by the theory exist and are large. The theory is that profit regulation of defense contractors is structured (and necessarily must be structured) so that firms generating valuable new innovations will receive large rewards or prizes.

Title: Profit Regulation of Defense Contractors and Prizes for Innovation Author: William Rogerson Subject: Describes and empirically investigates an extremely simple theory that captures an important aspect of the regulatory problem in defense contracting.

This F fighter outside a factory of prime contractor Lockheed Martin illustrates the profit challenge military contractors face in their highly regulated market.

The company will eventually Author: Loren Thompson. Page 2 GAO Use of Profit Policy to Promote Innovation The new profit policy may not reinforce DOD’s emphasis on technology maturity in its revised guidance on the system acquisition process.1 The linkage between the technology incentive and the new system acquisition.

There's a chance the profit outlook for defense contractors may improve in the next few months depending on congressional action, says an industry analyst. Most Innovative Companies – Defense. Sponsored by By Cliff Kuang 2 minute Read. advertisement. advertisement. advertisement. About the author.

Cliff was director of product innovation at Fast. In repeated comments, Bush has also underscored that innovation outreach sounds great, but the challenge is in the execution.

Any successful engagement of non-traditional companies, like those glamorized in Silicon Valley, must include robust defense industry participation to bring concepts like the Defense Innovation Imperative into reality.

Introduction / by James N. Dertouzos --Profit in negotiated defense contracts: a survey of some recent literature / by John H. Nachbar --Profit regulation of defense contractors and prizes for innovation / by William P. Rogerson --When more is less: defense profit policy in a competitive environment / by Anthony G.

Bower and Kent Osband --Buy. "Profit Regulation of Defense Contractors and Prizes for Innovation," Journal of Political Economy, 97, December"A Comment on Political Institutions and File Size: 35KB. The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) funds commercial entities, many of which are startups or other types of small companies, that would not otherwise work with the defense sector due to lack of time and resources to comply with the burdensome acquisition requirements.

Innovation in Contracting Introduction. As professional business advisors for the Department of Defense (DoD), contracting officers should be aware of the available flexibilities and developments in statute, policy, and regulations that enable the contracting community to quickly, efficiently, and cost effectively procure innovative products and services that meet the rapidly evolving needs of.

The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) prepared this report for the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Profit Policy) under a task titled “Profit Policy Research.” This paper assesses the effectiveness of government contracting incentives on defense firm behavior during the acquisition process.

Starting inthose companies that were partially in defense began to close the margin gap existing with other Fortune companies, while the pure defense companies continued to lag far behind.

But bythe overall defense industrial base essentially matched the margin performance of the Fortune and continues to do so. Note: This post was originally published in the April issue of the National Defense Industrial Association’s National Defense magazine. Over the last few years, both the Department of Defense and Congress have been pursuing innovation in defense-related technologies, processes or methods — including research and development — from a variety of sources and through a variety of.

if you can deliver new technology really fast, the US Army is now willing to pay your company much higher profits. And it's working hard to make sure that new tech actually gets to new weapons.

The Government contractor defense: A fair defense or the contractor's shield. Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — Format: Paperback.

Fact-File: Top Non-Profit Defense Contractors. Chronicle of Higher Education, v30 n19 p16 Jul 10 Colleges universities, and nonprofit organizations received billion dollars in Department of Defense contract funds for research, development, testing, and evaluation in fiscal.

"Profit Regulation of Defense Contractors and Prizes for Innovation," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 97(6), pagesDecember. Acemoglu, Daron & Johnson, Simon & Kermani, Amir & Kwak, James & Mitton, Todd, Defense contractors report profit growth. By Marjorie Censer / J at PM Tweet; Inside Defense, from the award-winning Inside the Pentagon family of newsletters, is the nation's best online news service for defense and aerospace professionals.

We specialize in exclusive, hard-hitting news on Defense Department programs.The years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been a boon to defense contractors. Back inDefense Department contracts totaled $ billion. After that, contract spending went up every year to a high of $ billion in Add up the full decade of post-9/11 spending on defense contractors and it comes to $ trillion – nearly as much as the entire federal government spent in