Table of Contents

Meeting New Challenges for U.S. Industry

Winter 1999


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


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.