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The endless frontier: U.S. science and national industrial policy (part 1)

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | January 14, 2013

The U.S. has spent the last 70 years making massive investments in basic and applied research. Government funding of research started in World War II driven by the needs of the military for weapon systems to defeat Germany and Japan. Post WWII the responsibility for investing in research split between agencies focused on weapons development and space exploration … Continue reading »