ERIC Number: EJ494986
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Priority-Setting and Economic Payoffs in Basic Research: An American Perspective.
Teich, Albert H.
Higher Education, v28 n1 p95-107 Jul 1994
Criticisms of the federal system of research funding, in which priorities among disciplines are set in a competitive and political environment, are outlined. Policymakers are challenged to allocate resources in such a way that economic performance is improved without restricting the freedom of individual scientists to set research directions. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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