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Science and the university [electronic resource] / edited by Paula E. Stephan and Ronald G. Ehrenberg.

Contributor(s): Stephan, Paula E | Ehrenberg, Ronald G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Science and technology in society: Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (305 p.).ISBN: 9780299224837 (electronic bk.); 029922483X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Research -- United States -- Finance | Graduate students in science -- United States | Science students -- United States | Universities and colleges -- United States | SCIENCE -- Study & TeachingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science and the university.DDC classification: 507/.073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Who bears the growing cost of science at universities? / Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo and George H. Jakubson -- How does the government (want to) fund science?: politics, lobbying and academic earmarks / John M. de Figueiredo and Brian S. Silverman -- University science research funding: privatizing policy and practice / Risa L. Lieberwitz -- Patterns of research and licensing activity of science and engineering faculty / Jerry G. Thursby and Marie C. Thursby -- Commercialization and the scientific research process: the example of plant breeding / W. Ronnie Coffman, William H. Lesser and Susan R. McCouch -- The importance of foreign Ph. D. students to U.S. science / Grant G. Black and Paula E. Stephan -- Do foreign students crowd out native students from graduate programs? / George J. Borjas -- Foreign scholars in U.S. science: contributions and costs / Paula E. Stephan and Sharon G. Levin -- The changing composition of American citizen PhDs / Jeffrey A. Groen and Michael J. Rizzo -- Where do new US-trained science engineering PhDs come from? / Richard B. Freeman, Emily Jin, and Chia-Yu Shen -- Global research competition affects U.S. output / Diana M. Hicks -- The workforce for biomedical research-- who will do the work? / Susan A. Gerbi and Howard Garrison.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Who bears the growing cost of science at universities? / Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo and George H. Jakubson -- How does the government (want to) fund science?: politics, lobbying and academic earmarks / John M. de Figueiredo and Brian S. Silverman -- University science research funding: privatizing policy and practice / Risa L. Lieberwitz -- Patterns of research and licensing activity of science and engineering faculty / Jerry G. Thursby and Marie C. Thursby -- Commercialization and the scientific research process: the example of plant breeding / W. Ronnie Coffman, William H. Lesser and Susan R. McCouch -- The importance of foreign Ph. D. students to U.S. science / Grant G. Black and Paula E. Stephan -- Do foreign students crowd out native students from graduate programs? / George J. Borjas -- Foreign scholars in U.S. science: contributions and costs / Paula E. Stephan and Sharon G. Levin -- The changing composition of American citizen PhDs / Jeffrey A. Groen and Michael J. Rizzo -- Where do new US-trained science engineering PhDs come from? / Richard B. Freeman, Emily Jin, and Chia-Yu Shen -- Global research competition affects U.S. output / Diana M. Hicks -- The workforce for biomedical research-- who will do the work? / Susan A. Gerbi and Howard Garrison.

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