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Innovation Policy around the World

Spring 2010


Better, more affordable health care; Calming nuclear jitters; Perennial crops

From the Hill

Obama budget includes bright spots for R&D; Congress examines energy R&D; House considers reauthorization of America COMPETES Act; Committee considers reform of export controls; Bits and pieces

Editor’s Journal: Expanding Innovation

Kevin Finneran

Double-Edged DNA: Preventing the Misuse of Gene Synthesis

Jonathan B. Tucker

Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health

Miriam Temin, Ruth Levine, Sandy Stonesifer

Innovation Policy around the World: United States: A Strategy for Innovation

Diana Farrell, Thomas Kalil

Innovation Policy around the World: United States: The Need for Continuity

Brian Kahin, Christopher T. Hill

Innovation Policy around the World: Brazil: Challenges and Achievements

Sergio Machado Rezende

Innovation Policy around the World: Singapore: Betting on Biomedical Sciences

Lim Chuan Poh

Innovation Policy around the World: European Union: Measuring Success

Patrick Cunningham

Real Numbers: The New Global Landscape of Educational Achievement

Andreas Schleicher

Book Review: Is medical technology the villain?

Steven DeMello

Taming the Beloved Beast: How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care System
, by 
Daniel Callahan.

Book Review: An -ology of technology

Dan Gordon

The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves
, by 
W. Brian Arthur.

Book Review: Job prospects

David M. Hart

Offshoring of American Jobs: What Response from U.S. Economic Policy?
, by 
Jagdish Bhagwati and Alan S. Blinder, edited and with an introduction by Benjamin M. Friedman.

Book Review: Every little bit counts

Kathleen Courrier

Googled: The End of the World as We Know It
, by 
Ken Auletta.