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Science policies as principal-agent games: Institutionalization and path dependency in the relation between government and science


  • Van der Meulen, Barend


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  • Van der Meulen, Barend, 1998. "Science policies as principal-agent games: Institutionalization and path dependency in the relation between government and science," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 397-414, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:27:y:1998:i:4:p:397-414

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    1. David H Guston, 1996. "Principal-agent theory and the structure of science policy," Science and Public Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 23(4), pages 229-240, August.
    2. Myers, Greg, 1991. "Conflicting perceptions of plans for an academic centre," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 217-235, June.
    3. Arie Rip & Barend J R van der Meulen, 1995. "The patchwork of the Dutch evaluation system," Research Evaluation, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(1), pages 45-53, April.
    4. Arie Rip & Barend J R van der Meulen, 1996. "The post-modern research system," Science and Public Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 23(6), pages 343-352, December.
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    1. Cowan, Robin & Soete, Luc & Tchervonnava, Oxana, 2001. "Knowledge Transfer and the Services Sector in the Context of the New Economy," Research Memorandum 020, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    2. Laurens K. Hessels & Harro van Lente & Ruud Smits, 2008. "In search of relevance: The changing contract between science and society," Innovation Studies Utrecht (ISU) working paper series 08-16, Utrecht University, Department of Innovation Studies, revised May 2008.

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