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The Science of Science Policy: A Handbook
Basic scientific research and technological development have had an enormous impact on innovation, economic growth, and social well-being. Yet science policy debates have long been dominated by advocates for particular scientific fields or missions. In the absence of a deeper understanding of the changing framework in which innovation occurs, policymakers cannot predict ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published March 18th 2011 by Stanford Business Books
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This book gives a wonderful overview on the subject of science policy with particular emphasis on public R&D program. It contains material from entire spectrum of the subject --- theoretical, empirical and practical aspects. The editors have assembled truly great contributors for the book. The book will serve as a great introduction and reference for the emerging field.