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Technology & economics [electronic resource] : papers commemorating Ralph Landau's service to the National Academy of Engineering.

Author/Creator:
National Academy of Engineering Staff Corporate Author
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.
Conference Name:
Symposium on Technology and Economics (1990 : Washington, D.C.)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (140 p.)
Subjects:
Landau, Ralph -- Congresses.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
Research, Industrial -- United States -- Congresses.
Economic development -- Congresses.
United States -- Economic policy -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Technology & Economics""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Ralph Landau: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Scholar""; ""How Competitiveness Can Be Achieved: Fostering Economic Growth and Productivity""; ""THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN GROWTH""; ""GROWTH IN THE UNITED STATES VERSUS JAPAN""; ""THE JORGENSON ANALYSIS OF THE SOURCES OF ECONOMIC GROWTH""; ""RECENT NEW RESEARCH IN GROWTH ECONOMICS OF INDUSTRIAL COUNTRIES""; ""THE LEGAL CLIMATE""; ""PHYSICAL CAPITAL FORMATION""; ""R&D AND EDUCATION""; ""MICROECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS""; ""WHAT SHOULD BE THE NATIONAL GOAL""
""HOW GROWTH RATES CAN BE INCREASED TO MEET THE NATIONAL GOAL""""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Capital Formation and Economic Growth""; ""TESTING OF HYPOTHESES""; ""ACCOUNTING FOR GROWTH""; ""CONCLUDING REMARKS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENT""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Investing in Productivity Growth""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Technology and the Cost of Equity Capital""; ""THE COST OF CAPITAL""; ""THE COST OF EQUITY""; ""CORPORATE HORIZONS AND THE COST OF CAPITAL""; ""INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS""; ""POLICIES THAT REDUCE THE COST OF EQUITY""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""
""Science and Its Applications: How To Succeed""""THE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE""; ""EXPLOIT LUCK THROUGH OBSERVATION""; ""OPTIMIZE CHAOS""; ""PERSEVERE""; ""THINK FUNDAMENTALLY""; ""MOONLIGHT""; ""BE ARROGANT""; ""A SEVENTH KEY TO SUCCESS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Challenges to Agricultural Research in the Twenty-First Century""; ""TECHNOLOGY, INSTITUTIONS, AND THE ENVIRONMENT""; ""STRESS ON THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SYSTEM""; ""BIOLOGICAL AND TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS""; ""RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRAINTS""; ""PERSPECTIVE""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""
""INNOVATION IN THE CHEMICAL PROCESSING INDUSTRIES""""NOTES""; ""List of Symposium Participants""
Notes:
Papers presented at a Symposium on Technology and Economics, held in Washington, D.C., Apr. 4-5, 1990.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Landau, Ralph.
Contains:
Technology and economics.
ISBN:
1-280-21171-7
9786610211715
0-309-58303-9
0-585-14456-7
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