Public/Private Partnerships

Innovation Strategies and Policy Alternatives
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Pays particular attention to the transfer of technology innovation among universities, government, and the private sector
List Of Tables
List Of Figures
Acknowledgements

1: Introduction
Public/Private Partnerships
Public/Private Partnership Framework
Overview Of The Book

2: The History Of Public/Private Partnerships
The Colonial Period
The Period Of National Science And Technology Infrastructure
The Period Of Industrial Science And Technology Infrastructure
The Period Of The World Wars And Afterwards

3: Public Support Of Innovation
Government's Role In Innovation
The Role Of Public Research Institutions

4: Technological Change And R&D
Models Of Technological Change
Dimensions Of R&D
R&D By Character Of Use

5: Alternative Models Of Technological Change
Technology And Technological Change
The Entrepreneur And Entrepreneurship
Alternative Models Of Technological Change
APPENDIX On Entrepreneurship

6: The Patent System
History Of The U.S. Patent System
The Economics Of Patenting
Trends In Patenting

7: Tax Incentives
Tax Incentives
The Economics Of Tax Credits
R&E Tax Credit

8: Research Collaborations
Semiconductor Research Corporation
SEMATECH

9: Research Joint Ventures
Public Policy Toward Research Joint Ventures
Trends In RJVsRJV Partners
University-Based Research Parks

10: Advanced Technology Program

11. National Institute Of Standards And Technology
National Institute Of Standards And Technology
The Economics Of Standards

12: Small Business Innovation Research Program

13: Program Evaluation
Performance Accountability
Fiscal Accountability
Systematic Approaches To The Evaluation Of Public/Private Partnerships
Evaluation Metrics

14: Concluding Statement

References
Index
Research and development (R and D) leads to innovation, and innovation leads to technological change. Technological change, in turn, is the primary driver of economic growth. Public/private partnerships -- cooperative relationships among industry, government, and/or universities -- leverage the efficiency of R and D and are thus a critical aspect of a nation's innovation system.
This text is intended for upper-level undergraduate and MBA courses such as Economics and Technology, Economics of Innovation, and Economics of Science and Technology, among others. The first chapter introduces the concept of public/private research partnerships along with other concepts fundamental to an understanding of innovation and technology policy. The framework chapters (2-5) set forth an argument for the public's role - government's role - in innovation in general and in public/private partnership in particular. The remaining chapters (6-14) describe a number of public/private partnerships and, to the extent possible, evaluate their social impact.
Autor: Albert N. Link
ISBN-13:: 9780387297743
ISBN: 038729774X
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.02.2006
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 434g
Seiten: 155
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 243x161x17 mm, 13 illustrations, 16 tabs.