Table of Contents


Meeting New Challenges for U.S. Industry

Winter 1999


Forum



The Image of Engineering


Wm. A. Wulf


From the Hill


R&D is big winner in 1999 federal budget; House science policy study receives mixed reviews; Russia's woes continue to plague space station project; United States signs Kyoto Protocol on climate change


Update



Editor’s Journal: The Ehlers Report


Kevin Finneran


Environmental Alarmism: The Children’s Crusade


Stephen Huebner, Kenneth Chilton


Facing Up to Family Violence


Rosemary Chalk, Patricia A. King


The New Competitive Landscape


Debra Van Opstal


Toward a Learning Economy


Stephen A. Herzenberg, John A. Alic, Howard Wial


Why Standards Matter


Robert L. Mallett


Sandia’s Science Park: A New Concept in Technology Transfer


Kenneth M. Brown


Fixing the Research Credit


Kenneth C. Whang


Antitrust and Technological Innovation


David M. Hart


Real Numbers: State R&D Funding


Christopher Coburn


Book Review: The future of the U.S. economy


Richard Florida

The Productive Edge: How U.S. Industries Are Pointing the Way to a New Era of Economic Growth
, by
Richard Lester.


Book Review: A stressful world


Alan Tonelson

Global Public Policy: Governing without Government?
, by
Wolfgang H, Reinecke.


Book Review: EPA analyzed


David Clarke

Pollution Control in the United States: Evaluating the System
, by
J. Clarence Davies and Jan Mazurek.


Book Review: Nuclear reckoning


Jack Mendelsohn

Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940
, by
Stephen I. Schwartz, ed. Bruce G. Blair, Thomas S. Blanton, William Burr, Steven M. Kosiak, Arjun Makhijani, Robert S. Norris, Kevin O'Neill, John E. Pike, and William J. Weida, contributing authors.


Archives