The Changing Frontier

The Changing Frontier

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In 1945, Vannevar Bush, founder of Raytheon and one-time engineering dean at MIT, delivered a report to the president of the United States that argued for the importance of public support for science, and the importance of science for the future of the nation. The report, Science: The Endless Frontier, set America on a path toward strong and well-funded institutions of science, creating an intellectual architecture that still defines scientific endeavor today. In The Changing Frontier, Adam B. Jaffe and Benjamin Jones bring together a group of prominent scholars to consider the changes in science and innovation in the ensuing decades. The contributors take on such topics as changes in the organization of scientific research, the geography of innovation, modes of entrepreneurship, and the structure of research institutions and linkages between science and innovation. An important analysis of where science stands today, The Changing Frontier will be invaluable to practitioners and policy makers alike.... appear to be treating the two platforms as broadly equal and largely skipping the Blackberry or Windows Mobile efforts. ... Indeed, some media multihoming is partial, as when iPad users can run an Amazon Kindle app in order to read books anbsp;...


Title:The Changing Frontier
Author: Adam B. Jaffe, Benjamin F. Jones
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2015-08-24
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