Growing Stem Cells : The Impact of Federal Funding Policy on the U . S . Scientific Frontier

@inproceedings{Furman2012GrowingSC,
  title={Growing Stem Cells : The Impact of Federal Funding Policy on the U . S . Scientific Frontier},
  author={Jeffrey L. Furman and Fiona Murray and Scott Stern},
  year={2012}
}
This paper articulates a citation-based approach to science policy evaluation and employs that approach to investigate the impact of the United States’ 2001 policy regarding the Federal funding of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research. We evaluate the impact of the policy in the level of U.S. hESC research, the U.S. position at the knowledge frontier, and the strategic response of U.S. scientists. Consistent with recent research on the science of science and innovation policy, we employ a… CONTINUE READING