The Best and Brightest for Science

Is There a Policy Problem Here?
  • William Zumeta
  • Joyce.S. Raveling
Part of the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation book series (ESTI, volume 23)

Abstract

Scientific research is exacting work, requiring not only long years of training but also high intellectual ability. Beyond this, one widely subscribed theory holds that within the scientific enterprise it is less the many worker bees than the few genuinely creative minds who make the most critical contributions (Kuhn 1962). In any case, few would argue but that the health of the enterprise requires a steady inflow of top-flight talent.

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Depression Assure Expense Pyramid Arena 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Zumeta
    • 1
  • Joyce.S. Raveling
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WashingtonUSA

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