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ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS                             

2010-2011 Publications


 Measuring the Impacts of Federal Investments in ResearchMeasuring the Impacts of Federal Investments in Research: A Workshop Summary

The enactment of the America COMPETES Act in 2006 (and its reauthorization in 2010), the increase in research expenditures under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and President Obama's general emphasis on the contribution of science and...

Growing Innovation Clusters for American Prosperity

 Growing Innovation Clusters for American Prosperity: Summary of a Symposium

Responding to the challenges of fostering regional growth and employment in an increasingly competitive global economy, many U.S. states and regions have developed programs to attract and grow companies as well as attract the talent and resources necessary to...
Building 21st CenturyBuilding the 21st Century: U.S. China Cooperation on Science, Technology, and Innovations

The global economy is characterized by increasing locational competition to attract the resources necessary to develop leading-edge technologies as drivers of regional and national growth. One means of facilitating such growth and improving national...[more]
Future of Photovoltaic ManufacturingThe Future of Photovoltaic Manufacturing in the United States

Technological innovation and growth are critical to U.S. competitiveness in a global economy. One means of facilitating growth and improving competitiveness is to foster more robust innovation ecosystems through the development of public-private partnerships...[more]
Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public InterestManaging University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest 
Thirty years ago federal policy underwent a major change through the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, which fostered greater uniformity in the way research agencies treat inventions arising from the work they sponsor. Before the Act, if government agencies funded...[more]
Hidden Costs of EnergyHidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use

Despite the many benefits of energy, most of which are reflected in energy market prices, the production, distribution, and use of energy causes negative effects. Many of these negative effects are not reflected in energy market prices. When market failures like...
Dragon and the ElephantThe Dragon and the Elephant: Understanding the Development of Innovation Capacity in China and India: Summary of a Conference

The return of the once-dormant economies of China and India to dynamism and growth is one of the most remarkable stories in recent history. The two countries are home to nearly 40 percent of the world's population, but until recently neither had played an...[more]


Research and Innovation Policy


Borderline Case: International Tax Policy, Corporate Research and Development, and InvestmentIndia’s Changing Innovation System: Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities for Cooperation
Innovation Policies for the 21st Century:
Report of a Symposium
Innovation Inducement Prizes at the National Science Foundation

Research and Development Data Needs

Aeronautics Innovation: NASA's Challenges and Opportunities

India's Changing Innovation System: Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities for Cooperation: Report of a Symposium

A Patent System for the 21st Century

Medical Innovation in the Changing
Healthcare Marketplace

Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy


Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education

 Investing for Productivity and Prosperity


Reaping the Benefits of Genomic and Proteomic Research: Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation, and Public Health

Innovation Policies for the 21st Century: Report of a Symposium


Research and Innovation Data

Industrial Research and Innovation Indicators

Using Human Resources Data to Track Innovation


Measuring and Sustaining the Information Economy


Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy


Productivity and Cyclicality in Semiconductors


The Telecommunications Challenge: Changing Technologies and Evolving Policies - Report of a Symposium

Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy, Software, Growth, and the Future of the U.S Economy: Report of a Symposium

Deconstructing the Computer: Report of a Symposium







Industry Performance

U.S. Industry in 2000: Studies in Competitive Performance


 Securing America's Industrial Strength


Innovation in Global Industries: U.S. Firms Competing in a New World (Collected Studies)











Government-Industry Partnerships for Technology Development

Partnerships for Solid-State Lighting: Report of a WorkshopGovernment-Industry Partnerships for the Development of New Technologies: A Summary Report

Capitalizing on New Needs and New Opportunities in Biotechnology and Information Technologies


The Advanced Technology Program: Assessing Outcomes

A Review of the New Initiatives at the NASA Ames Research Center: Summary of a Workshop


 The Small Business Innovation Research Program: A Review of the Department of Defense Fast Track Initiative

The Small Business Innovation Research Program: Challenges and Opportunities


 The Advanced Technology Program: Challenges and Opportunities


Industry-Laboratory Partnerships: A Review of the Sandia Science and Technology Park Initiative


New Vistas in Transatlantic Science and Technology Cooperation


Securing the Future: Regional and National Programs to Support the Semiconductor Industry

Partnering Against Terrorism: Summary of a Workshop





Technology and Trade

 Trends and Challenges in Aerospace Offsets


Policy Issues in Aerospace Offsets: Report of a Workshop


 International Friction and Cooperation in High-Technology Development and Trade: Papers and Proceedings

Conflict and Cooperation in National Competition for High-Technology Industry

Standards, Conformity Assessment, and Trade: Into the 21st Century








Human Capital and Economic Growth

Enhancing Productivity Growth in the Information Age:
Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy

Improving America's Schools: The Role of Incentives

Building a Workforce for the Information Economy

Improving the Performance of America's Schools






Effects of Technology and Innovation on Firm Performance, Employment, and Wages
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