Title: Basic research: the key to economic competitiveness
Authors: Erich Bloch
Addresses: Director, National Science Foundation, USA
Abstract: Recent trends in research, education and economics in the USA are summarized. The Director of the US National Science Foundation identifies the strains and deficiencies in the US science and engineering base, and argues that renewed attention must be paid to the levels of investment in people, equipment and facilities.
Keywords: USA; United States; basic research; research and development; R&D; competitiveness; productivity; research funding; research spending; university research; National Science Foundation.
International Journal of Technology Management, 1988 Vol.3 No.4, pp.393 - 404
Published online: 26 May 2009 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article