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Global Tour of Innovation Policy

Fall 2007


Forum


Science policy matters; Science education for parents; Large effects of nanotechnology; The importance of community colleges; Data-driven policy; Where's the water?; Better transparency for a cleaner environment; Science's social effects; Universities as innovators


From the Hill


President Bush signs competitiveness bill; Climate bills address competitiveness concerns; Confrontation looms on R&D budget; Energy bills face veto threat


Perspective: Ethanol: Train Wreck Ahead?


C. Ford Runge, Robbin S. Johnson


How to Fix Our Dam Problems


James G. Workman


The Global Tour of Innovation Policy: Introduction


Charles W. Wessner


Polishing Belgium’s Innovation Jewel


Fientje Moerman


Mexico’s Innovation Cha-cha


Claudia Gonzalez-Brambila, Francisco Veloso, Jose Lever


Indian Innovation: Action on Many Fronts


R. Chidambaram


Excelsior: The Korean Innovation Story


Sungchul Chung


The Chrysanthemum Meets the Eagle


Kenneth Flamm, Sadao Nagaoka


The Post-Scientific Society


Christopher T. Hill


Real Numbers: Global trends in R&D Spending


Dirk Pilat


Book Review: Risky business


Lewis M. Branscomb

The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters
, by
Charles Perrow.


Book Review: Despoiled seas


Martin W. Lewis

The Unnatural History of the Sea
, by
Callum Roberts.


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