Falling behind? : boom, bust, and the global race for scientific talent / Michael S. Teitelbaum.

Author
Teitelbaum, Michael S. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
  • ©2014
Description
267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographic references (pages [225]-254) and index.
Contents
Introduction -- Recent alarms -- No shortage of shortages -- Beliefs, interests, effects -- The influence of employer and other interest groups -- What is the market really like? supply, demand, shortage, surplus - and disequilibria -- The distinctive U.S. academic production process -- International comparisons: glass half-full, glass half-empty? -- Making things work better -- Appendix A: Controversy about the meaning of Sputnik -- Appendix B: Evolution of the National Institutes of Health -- Appendix C: "A nation at risk" and the Sandia critique.
ISBN
  • 069115466X
  • 9780691154664 (hbk.)
LCCN
2013957467
OCLC
861542573
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