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The S&T Innovation Conundrum

  title={The S\&T Innovation Conundrum},
  author={Timothy Coffey and Jill Dahlburg and Elihu Zimet},
Abstract : This study is motivated by the observation that the state of health of the United States S&T enterprise seems to be simultaneously characterized by opposite assessments. On the one hand the enterprise is described as being especially vibrant, showing remarkable progress, a high level of innovation and confronted with great opportunities. At the same time the enterprise is described as showing disturbing trends in its workforce, rate of knowledge generation, rate of innovation and… 

The craft of R&D leadership

  • T. CurtinS. Ramberg
  • Business
    2017 IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Conference (TEMSCON)
  • 2017
R&D has typically been structured and managed in terms of its maturity on a scale that spans from initial concepts to marketable products. In contrast to a linear, stage-gate process that such a

Furthering America's Research Enterprise

topics such as hypertext link structures, information retrieval, databases, bibliometrics (citation analysis), and social networks, were supported by federal funds from NSF, the National Library of

From Reform to Reduction: Reports on the Management of Navy and Department of Defense Laboratories in the Post-Cold War Era

Abstract : This book reviews approximately 65 of the significant reports issued on Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of the Navy (DoN) management of research, development, test and



General purpose technologies and economic growth

Traditionally, economists have considered the accumulation of conventional inputs such as labor and capital to be the primary force behind economic growth. Now, however, many macroeconomists place

Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy.

Explores the relation between a socialist view of society and the democratic method of government; argues that socialism is probably inevitable, for political rather than economic reasons. The book

The Science and Engineering Workforce and National Security

Overview Trends in the American science and engineering (SE * A rapidly accelerating accumulation of intellectual capital, including an educated SE * A long-term decline in the overall Federal

Is the Long Wave Getting Shorter

This paper presents a model featuring both endogenous growth and endogenous cycles. It explains how entrepreneurial choice regarding innovation within an existing leading technology or the search for

Should the Government Subsidize Supply or Demand in the Market for Scientists and Engineers?

  • P. Romer
  • Economics
    Innovation Policy and the Economy
  • 2000
This paper suggests that innovation policy in the United States has erred by subsidizing the private sector demand for scientists and engineers without asking whether the educational system provides

Where Do High Tech Commercial Innovations Come From

On February 19, 2004, Dr. Lewis Branscomb gave the Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property at Duke Law School. In his speech, Dr. Branscomb discussed various models for turning basic

Endogenous Technological Change

  • P. Romer
  • Economics
    Journal of Political Economy
  • 1990
Growth in this model is driven by technological change that arises from intentional investment decisions made by profit-maximizing agents. The distinguishing feature of the technology as an input is

Moore's Law: A Department of Defense Perspective

Overview The past 50 years have seen enormous advances in electronics and the systems that depend upon or exploit them. The Department of Defense (DOD) has been an important driver in, and a profound

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century

People always wonder, where does a talent like this come from? They ask, where does he come up with the inspiration for his columns and the titles for his books? Well, it just so happens that, in