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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1982
Discusses issues concerning a federal technology policy and the roles of the federal government, industry, and universities in promoting or hindering productivity. (DC)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Economics, Engineering Education, Federal Government
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1990
Discussed are the intentions and strategies needed for developing a national technology policy. A critical technologies list prepared for the U.S. is compared to Japan's priority list. The history of technology legislation is presented. (KR)
Descriptors: College Science, Decision Making, Higher Education, Legislation
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1984
Many states are establishing research centers keyed to universities strong in science and engineering as the Unites States' drive to become more technologically competitive shifts to the states. Initiatives in Ohio are provided as an example of this trend. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Engineering, Higher Education, Industry
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1984
Discusss studies (commissioned with the Office of Technology Assessment, Congressional Research Service, and General Accounting Office) which will inform the House Science and Technology Committee members and Congress of various issues related to science policy. Includes a list of questions which indicate the range of issues under consideration.…
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1983
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) has launched a study exploring the role the United States government should play in industrial science and technology policy. Highlights various aspects of the study and provides a list of fundamental questions the AEI science policy agenda has raised. (JN)
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Government Role, Industry, Policy Formation
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1991
Discussed is a study called "Gaining New Ground--Technology Priorities for America's Future" produced by the Council on Competitiveness. Highlights of the report are presented. Potential influence on federal technology policy is assessed. (CW)
Descriptors: Business, Competition, Current Events, Government Role
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1982
The House Science and Technology Committee is launching a probe of where the U.S. ought to go in making science policy. The general drift of the inquiry involves whether the government's design of research support is out of date. Comments from witnesses indicate that it is. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Federal Government, Government Role, Policy, Policy Formation
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1982
Summarizes viewpoints on the science policy, including those (1) of Harvey Brooks in "Science and Technology Policy for the 1980's"; (2) in the National Science Foundations'"Five Year Outlook"; and (3) of Christopher Wright, Director of Science Policy Program at Carnegie Institute of Washington. (SK)
Descriptors: College Science, Higher Education, Industry, Policy
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1981
Discusses the present state of governmental support for basic scientific research and for technological advancement. Explores various sources of advice for the coordination and integration at the federal level in technological-social-economic-political interactions. (CS)
Descriptors: Engineering, Government Role, Industry, Policy Formation
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1980
Detailed are the history, development, current status, and future of the appropriate technology movement. Major centers of research and demonstration activity in the United States are identified and federal agency programs aimed at developing appropriate technology are described. Contact persons within the agencies are listed. (BT)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Demonstration Programs, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1977
Describes a train of thought which advocates the use of the second law of thermodynamics in energy and economic policy considerations. (CP)
Descriptors: Economics, Efficiency, Energy, Policy Formation