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Promoting High Technology Industry Initiatives And Policies For State Governments

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    In the wake of declining federal involvement in state affairs, state governments have taken the initiative in creating science and technology policies and programs for economic development. The contributors to this study look at the attempts of eight states—California, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and T

    Preface -- Project Participants -- Introduction -- California -- Florida -- Massachusetts -- Minnesota -- New York -- North Carolina -- Pennsylvania -- Texas -- Science and Technology Policy: Present Developments and Future Trends


    Jurgen Schmandt is director of The Woodlands Center for Growth Studies, Houston Area Research Center, and a professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Robert Wilson is associate professor at the L.B.J. School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin.