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Tapping the riches of science : universities and the promise of economic growth

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., p.251 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb LC67.62 .G45 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7831467

Keywords:

Business and education--United States, Economic development--Effect of education on, Technology transfer--United States, Universities and colleges--Economic aspects--United States

Notes:

"Can university-based scientific research contribute to the economic development of a region? Can it generate wealth for the university? American universities are under increasing pressure to maximize their economic contributions. Tapping the Riches of Science offers a rigorous and far-sighted explanation of this controversial and little-understood movement."