Promoting High Technology Industry: Initiatives And Policies For State Governments, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Promoting High Technology Industry

Initiatives And Policies For State Governments, 1st Edition

By Jurgen Schmandt, Robert Wilson, Suzanne E Smith, Brian H Muller


283 pages

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pub: 2019-06-04
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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

Table of Contents

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

About the Authors

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General