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Stephen Maurer, adjunct associate professor of public policy

Stephen Maurer

Stephen M. Maurer is an adjunct associate professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy; he is also affiliated with Berkeley Law. His research interests include innovation, drug discovery incentives, open source, and WMD terrorism.

Maurer is the editor and co-author of WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices (MIT Press 2009). He has written extensively on scientific databases, private/academic partnerships, patents, antitrust, open source, synthetic biology, and drug discovery for diseases of the developing world. His work has appeared in Nature, Science, Economica, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and other leading journals.

Posts by Stephen Maurer

3-2-10Why the romance of war movies?Hollywood goes to war
2-19-10Cyberterrorism threatKeeping the Cyber-Peace
2-2-10NASA moon mission nixedCan Capitalism Send Us to the Stars?
1-21-10Is academia liberal?Professionalism trumps ideology
1-13-10Stolen climate correspondence and global warmingWe Didn’t Really Need to See The E-Mails
1-13-10Air travel securityAirport Screening – The Old Ways Work Also
12-17-09Accessible and affordable health care?Call in the Economists!