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Studies on Science and the Innovation Process:Selected Works of Nathan Rosenberg

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  • Nathan Rosenberg
    (Stanford University, USA)

Abstract

Science and technology have become increasingly intertwined in the twentieth century. However, little attention has been paid to the forces that have brought about this condition. Indeed, many scholars have taken it simply for granted that causality always runs from science to technology. In this groundbreaking book, Rosenberg's research suggests that history and extensive empirical evidence lead to a reality that is far more complex as well as far more interesting. Here, Rosenberg's papers explore a wide range of pertinent issues, especially those connected with the innovative process, including the realms of electric power, electronics, chemicals, aircraft, medicine, instrumentation and, in particular, higher education and the organization of research activities.

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  • Nathan Rosenberg (ed.), 2009. "Studies on Science and the Innovation Process:Selected Works of Nathan Rosenberg," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 7306, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wsbook:7306
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    Keywords

    Science and Technology; Innovation; Research Development; Medical Innovation; Economic Growth; Development; Research Policy; Engineering;

    JEL classification:

    • L63 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Microelectronics; Computers; Communications Equipment
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • Q55 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Technological Innovation

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