Table of Contents


24.1cover

Global Tour of Innovation Policy

Fall 2007


Forum


Kay Bailey Hutchison, Greg Simon, Bernd Mehlhorn, M. S. Swaminathan, Margaret Carley-Carlson, Beryl A. Radin, Larisa Benson, Ian Ayres, Gary D. Bass, David Lansky, Pat Stanley, Jeff Morris, Gerald Wheeler, Daryl E. Chubin, Bart Gordon, David Rejeski

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?


Robbin S. Johnson, C. Ford Runge


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, Jose Lever, Francisco Veloso


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


Book Review: Despoiled seas


Martin W. Lewis


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