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Studies on science and the innovation process selected works

Rosenberg, Nathan, 1927-

Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific c2010

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  • Title:
    Studies on science and the innovation process selected works
  • Author/Creator: Rosenberg, Nathan, 1927-
  • Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific
  • Creation Date: c2010
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 412 p. ) ill.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- United States
  • Description: Science and technology are intertwined in the twentieth century. However, little attention has been paid to the forces that have brought about these phenomena. Many writers have taken it for granted that causality runs from science to technology. This book suggests that history and empirical evidence lead to a reality that is far more complex.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: ch. 1. Introduction
    ch. 2. The commercial exploitation of science by American industry
    ch. 3. Academic entrepreneurship
    ch. 4. The economic impact of scientific instrumentation developed in academic laboratories
    ch. 5. Economic development and the transfer of technology : some historical perspectives
    ch. 6. A general : Purpose technology at work : The Corliss steam engine in the late nineteenth-century United States (with Manuel Trajtenberg)
    ch. 7. The role of electricity in industrial development
    ch. 8. Improvement upon improvement : long after innovation
    ch. 9. Innovation and the chain-linked model (with Stephen J. Kline)
    ch. 10. Endogenous forces in twentieth-century America
    ch. 11. Why do firms do basic research (with their own money)?
    ch. 12. From the scalpel to the scope : endoscopic innovations in gastroenterology, gynecology, and surgery (with Annetine C. Gelijns)
    ch. 13. Capturing the unexpected benefits of medical research (with Annetine C. Gelijns and Alan Moskowitz)
    ch. 14. Some critical episodes in the progress of medical iInnovation : an Anglo-American perspective
    ch. 15. Chemical engineering as a general purpose technology
    ch. 16. Technological change in chemicals : the role of university-industry relations
    ch. 17. Economic experiments
    ch. 18. Aeronautical engineering
    ch. 19. Schumpeter and history.
    Introduction
    The commercial exploitation of science by American industry
    Academic entrepreneurship
    The economic impact of scientific instrumentation developed in academic laboratories
    Economic development and the transfer of technology : some historical perspectives
    A general : Purpose technology at work : The Corliss steam engine in the late nineteenth-century United States (with Manuel Trajtenberg)
    The role of electricity in industrial development
    Improvement upon improvement : long after innovation
    Innovation and the chain-linked model (with Stephen J. Kline)
    Endogenous forces in twentieth-century America
    Why do firms do basic research (with their own money)?
    From the scalpel to the scope : endoscopic innovations in gastroenterology, gynecology, and surgery (with Annetine C. Gelijns)
    Capturing the unexpected benefits of medical research (with Annetine C. Gelijns and Alan Moskowitz)
    Some critical episodes in the progress of medical innovation : an Anglo-American perspective
    Chemical engineering as a general purpose technology
    Technological change in chemicals : the role of university-industry relations
    Economic experiments
    Aeronautical engineering
    Schumpeter and history.
  • OCLC Number: 671655179
  • Identifier: ISBN1-282-75808-X;ISBN9786612758089;ISBN981-4273-59-7