Advanced Introduction to Technology Policy

Albert N. Link ,

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Advanced Introduction to Technology Policy

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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences, business and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas.<P><P><br/> <br/>This insightful Advanced Introduction provides an in-depth review of current U.S. technology policy, tracing the legislative history of policies such as the Economic Recovery Tax Act, the Small Business Innovation Development Act and the National Cooperative Research Act. The critical elements of the ecosystem in which technology policy exists are also discussed, with a particular focus on U.S. patent policy and U.S. investments in infrastructure technology.<P><br/> <br/>Key features include:<P><ul><br/> <br/><li>Historical trace of U.S. technology policy ideas over the past 75 years</li><br/><li>Comparison of U.S. technology policies to those in other nations</li><br/><li>Agenda for future thinking about U.S. technology policy</li><br/><li>Integrated discussion of U.S. technology policy</li><br/><li>Economic rationale for U.S. technology policy</li></ul><P><br/><br/>This Advanced Introduction will be invaluable for international business leaders and policymakers, in addition to scholars in economics, public administration, business and public policy.<P>
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