Does Education Pay?

Every issue explores cutting-edge developments in technology, medicine, education, climate change, and much more. Articles provide in-depth analyses of science and technology’s impact on public policy, the economy, and society—bringing today’s best minds to bear on tomorrow’s most critical topics.

Editor's Journal

  • A New Era

    This edition of Issues in Science and Technology marks the beginning of a new era. Arizona State University is joining with the National Academies and the University of Texas at Dallas as… Read More

Forum

  • Forum

    Energy for global development In “Making Energy Access Meaningful,” Morgan Bazilian and Roger Pielke Jr. (Issues, Summer 2013) raise important questions about what we mean by access to electricity. As they note,… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    Congressional budget gridlock With the appropriations cycle stalled since July—and with little real hope of a completed appropriations cycle to begin with—Congress has now resumed the political gamesmanship around continuing resolutions and… Read More

Perspectives

Features

Book Reviews

  • The Lessons of J. Robert Oppenheimer

    “Whatever the enemy may be planning, American science will be equal to the challenge.”                                                               —Franklin Delano Roosevelt, June 29, 1943 A commonplace of national security debates is that science, supported by the… Read More
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