Connecting People, Ideas, and Resources Across Communities: International Series on Technology Policy and Innovation

Connecting People, Ideas, and Resources Across Communities: International Series on Technology Policy and Innovation (Hardback)

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 Connecting People, Ideas, and Resources Across Communities: International Series on Technology Policy and Innovation
Hardback
Purdue University Press
02/28/2007
476pp
Public Policy
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557534489
9781557534484
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Book Description

The challenge of connecting people, ideas, and resources across communities stems from the quest for competition in a global world, at the same time that the basic infrastructure to foster wealth creation is asymmetrically distributed across regions of the globe.

About the Editor(s):

David V. Gibson is Associate Director and The Nadya Kozmetsky Scott Centennial Fellow, at the IC² (Innovation, Creativity, Capital) Institute at the University of Texas, Austin. Dr. Gibson is Co-Chair of the International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation and Program Vice-Chairman for the World Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology.

Manuel V. Heitor is full professor at the Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon and is the director of the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, IN+. He is a senior research fellow of IC2 Institute, The University of Texas at Austin. He is co-editor of several books and author of several scientific papers. Currently, his interests include the management of technology and the development of engineering and innovation policies, including higher education policies. In this context, he has led the Organizing Committee of a series of International Conferences on "Technology Policy and Innovation," which began in 1997 in Macau. He is also on the editorial board of Technological Forecasting and Social Change and has published several papers in international refereed journals, including Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Technovation, Higher Education Policy and Science and Public Policy.

Alejandro Ibarra-Yunez is a professor of Economics and Public Policy at Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico.