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The positive sum strategy [electronic resource] : harnessing technology for economic growth / Ralph Landau and Nathan Rosenberg, editors.

Contributor(s): Landau, Ralph | Rosenberg, Nathan, 1927- | National Academy of Engineering.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1986Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 640 p.) : ill.ISBN: 030956798X (electronic bk.); 9780309567985 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Technological innovations -- United States -- Congresses | United States -- Economic conditions -- Congresses | EE. UU. -- Condiciones econ�omicas | Innovations -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | �Etats-Unis -- Conditions �economiques -- Congr�es | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy | Technische vernieuwing | Economische groei | Innovations -- Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | Etats-Unis -- Conditions �economiques -- congr�es | Technische Innovation | Wirtschaftsentwicklung | Aufsatzsammlung | Wirtschaftswachstum | Forschung und Entwicklung | Kongress | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Positive sum strategy.DDC classification: 338.9/26 Other classification: 83.62 Online resources: ebrary | EBSCOhost | MyiLibrary | National Academies Press | MyiLibrary, Table of contents
Contents:
Ralph Landau and Nathan Rosenbert -- The impact of technological innovation : a historical view / Nathan Rosenberg -- Macroeconomics, technology, and economic growth : an introduction to some important issues / Michael J. Boskin -- Microeconomics and productivity / Dale W. Jorgenson -- Dynamic competition and productivity advances / Burton H. Klein -- The effect of recent macroeconomic policies on innovation and productivity / Charles B. Reeder -- Macrorealities of the information economy / Stephen S. Roach -- Harnessing technology for growth / Robert Malpas -- Technology and its role in modern society / Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. -- National science policy and technological innovation / Harvey Brooks -- The role of the legal system in technological innovation and economic growth / Milton Katz -- The Bhopalization of American tort law / Peter W. Huber -- From understanding to manipulating DNA / James D. Watson -- The physical sciences as the basis for modern technology / William O. Baker -- Technological education / Joseph M. Pettit -- Basic research in the universities : how much utility? / Donald Kennedy -- An overview of innovation / Stephen J. Kline and Nathan Rosenberg -- Microeconomics of technological innovation / Edwin Mansfield -- Macroeconomics and microeconomics of innovation : the role of the technological environment / Ann F. Friedlaender -- Technical change and innovation in agriculture / Vernon W. Ruttan -- Technology adoption : the services industries / James Brian Quinn -- Technology diffusion, public policy, and industrial competitiveness / Paul A. David -- Determinants of innovative activity / Keith L.R. Pavitt -- Programmed innovation -- strategy for success / H.W. Coover -- The chemical industry : challenges, risks, and rewards / Edwin C. Holmer -- Entrepreneurship and innovation : the electronics industry / Gordon E. Moore -- Entrepreneurship and innovation : biotechnology / Robert A. Swanson -- Impact of entrepreneurship and innovation on the distribution of personal computers / David A. Norman -- Making the transition from entrepreneur to large company / William R. Hewlett -- Cultivating technological innovation / William J. Perry -- The role of large banks in financing innovation / John S. Reed and Glen R. Moreno -- A view from Wall Street / Robert H.B. Baldwin -- Trends in financing innovation / James D. Marver -- Technology and trade : a study of U.S. competitiveness in seven industries / N. Bruce Hannay -- Global competition -- the new reality : results of the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness / John A. Young -- The need for national consensus to improve competitiveness / Albert Bowers -- Innovation, job creation, and competitiveness / Ruben F. Mettler -- Dangers in U.S. efforts to promote international competitiveness / George C. Eads -- Government policies for innovation and growth / Ed Zschau -- The Japanese challenge in high technology / Daniel I. Okimoto -- The macroeconomic background for high-tech industrialization in Japan / Masahiko Aoki -- Capital formation in the United States and Japan / Ralph Landau and George N. Hatsopoulos.
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Editors' overview / Ralph Landau and Nathan Rosenbert -- The impact of technological innovation : a historical view / Nathan Rosenberg -- Macroeconomics, technology, and economic growth : an introduction to some important issues / Michael J. Boskin -- Microeconomics and productivity / Dale W. Jorgenson -- Dynamic competition and productivity advances / Burton H. Klein -- The effect of recent macroeconomic policies on innovation and productivity / Charles B. Reeder -- Macrorealities of the information economy / Stephen S. Roach -- Harnessing technology for growth / Robert Malpas -- Technology and its role in modern society / Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. -- National science policy and technological innovation / Harvey Brooks -- The role of the legal system in technological innovation and economic growth / Milton Katz -- The Bhopalization of American tort law / Peter W. Huber -- From understanding to manipulating DNA / James D. Watson -- The physical sciences as the basis for modern technology / William O. Baker -- Technological education / Joseph M. Pettit -- Basic research in the universities : how much utility? / Donald Kennedy -- An overview of innovation / Stephen J. Kline and Nathan Rosenberg -- Microeconomics of technological innovation / Edwin Mansfield -- Macroeconomics and microeconomics of innovation : the role of the technological environment / Ann F. Friedlaender -- Technical change and innovation in agriculture / Vernon W. Ruttan -- Technology adoption : the services industries / James Brian Quinn -- Technology diffusion, public policy, and industrial competitiveness / Paul A. David -- Determinants of innovative activity / Keith L.R. Pavitt -- Programmed innovation -- strategy for success / H.W. Coover -- The chemical industry : challenges, risks, and rewards / Edwin C. Holmer -- Entrepreneurship and innovation : the electronics industry / Gordon E. Moore -- Entrepreneurship and innovation : biotechnology / Robert A. Swanson -- Impact of entrepreneurship and innovation on the distribution of personal computers / David A. Norman -- Making the transition from entrepreneur to large company / William R. Hewlett -- Cultivating technological innovation / William J. Perry -- The role of large banks in financing innovation / John S. Reed and Glen R. Moreno -- A view from Wall Street / Robert H.B. Baldwin -- Trends in financing innovation / James D. Marver -- Technology and trade : a study of U.S. competitiveness in seven industries / N. Bruce Hannay -- Global competition -- the new reality : results of the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness / John A. Young -- The need for national consensus to improve competitiveness / Albert Bowers -- Innovation, job creation, and competitiveness / Ruben F. Mettler -- Dangers in U.S. efforts to promote international competitiveness / George C. Eads -- Government policies for innovation and growth / Ed Zschau -- The Japanese challenge in high technology / Daniel I. Okimoto -- The macroeconomic background for high-tech industrialization in Japan / Masahiko Aoki -- Capital formation in the United States and Japan / Ralph Landau and George N. Hatsopoulos.

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