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Advanced Introduction to Technology Policy

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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.Key features include; Historical trace of U.S. technology policy ideas over the past 75 yearsComparison of U.S. technology policies to those in other nationsAgenda for future thinking about U.S. technology policyIntegrated discussion of U.S. technology policyEconomic rationale for U.S. technology policyThis Advanced Introduction will be invaluable for international business leaders and policymakers, in addition to scholars in economics, public administration, business and public policy.

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Author(s): Link AN, Cunningham JA

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Year: 2021

Number of Pages: 144

Print publication date: 14/05/2021

Acceptance date: 02/04/2018

Publisher: Edward Elgar


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ISBN: 9781789902112