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Getting It Off The Shelf

1st Edition

By Ernest R House


298 pages

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pub: 2019-04-18
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In 1976, the federal government spent over $10 billion on civilian research, development, and demonstration projects. The vast majority of these dollars were spent for applied research—research from which it is reasonable to expect a payoff in implementation, commercialization, or problem solving. In all too many cases, that payoff has not been for

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Studies of the Implementation Process -- Innovation in the Private Sector -- Technological Innovation in the Public Sector -- Public Sector-Private Sector Comparisons -- Integrating Theory and Experience -- Getting It Off the Shelf

About the Author

Peter W. House, visiting scholar at the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, received a doctorate in public administration and sociology from Cornell University. Dr. House previously was with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he served as director of the Environmental Studies Division and deputy director of the Washington Environmental Research Center in the Office of Research and Development.

David W. Jones, Jr., holds a doctorate in communications from Stanford University. He is currently an associate specialist and transportation policy analyst at the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, and has served as a consultant to the Illinois and the California Departments of Transportation, the U.S. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, the National Science Foundation, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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