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Government-sponsored industry-university cooperative research: an analysis of cooperative research center evaluation approaches


  • Denis O Gray


Ex-ante, interim and outcome evaluation approaches used at the program, center and project-level of analysis for four separate co-operative research center initiatives are examined. Center initiatives have received much evaluative scrutiny since 1980, particularly interim and outcome assessments. The modified peer-review technique has most use. The strengths and weaknesses of novel approaches and their applicability to more traditional research funding schemes are discussed. Copyright , Beech Tree Publishing.

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  • Denis O Gray, 2000. "Government-sponsored industry-university cooperative research: an analysis of cooperative research center evaluation approaches," Research Evaluation, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(1), pages 57-67, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:rseval:v:9:y:2000:i:1:p:57-67

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