Perspectives on U.S. Competitiveness in Science and Technology

Perspectives on U.S. Competitiveness in Science and Technology

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Is the United States in danger of losing its competitive edge in science and technology qS a Tq? In response to this concern, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness asked RAND to convene a meeting, held on November 8, 2006, to review evidence presented by experts from academia, government, and the private sector. The papers presented at the meeting addressed a wide range of issues surrounding the United States' current and future S a T competitiveness, including science policy, the quantitative assessment of S a T capability, globalization, the rise of Asia qparticularly China and Indiaq, innovation, trade, technology diffusion, the increase in foreign-born S a T students and workers in the United States, new directions in the management and compensation of federal S a T workers, and national security and the defense industry. These papers provide a partial survey of the facts, challenges, and questions posed by the potential erosion of U.S.S a T capability. The importance of S a T to U.S. prosperity and security warrants that policymakers pay careful attention to the various high-level reports issued over the past ve years that warn of pressures on the U.S. lead in S a T. The intellectual point of embarkation for the RAND meeting was the foremost recent such report, Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future, by the National Academy of Sciences.Christian Science Monitor, June 9. ... a€œTwo-Way Traffic in Airplane Repair. ... Available at: http:// 1042_3-5482284.html 6 auto.

Title:Perspectives on U.S. Competitiveness in Science and Technology
Author: Titus Galama, James R. Hosek
Publisher:Rand Corporation - 2007

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