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Scientists in the arena / Solly Zuckerman --The philosophy and practice of national science policy / Alvin M. Weinberg --The productivity of science in a society / J.B. Adams --Cost-benefit analysis in research / C.D. Foster --Operational research and national science policy / Russell L.

Ackoff --Decision making in research policy at the. Papers on and discussions of science policy in the governments of France, Sweden, Canada, the Soviet Union, Hungary, Argentina, India, Israel, and the United States.

Critiques of evaluation of research productivity. Only minor consideration of policy directly regarding medical research. [PDF] Decision Making In National Science Policy (Ciba Foundation) Etc., Reuck - pdf download free book Free Download Decision Making In National Science Policy.

Papers on and discussions of science policy in the governments of France, Sweden, Canada, the Soviet Union, Hungary, Argentina, India, Israel, and the United States. Critiques of evaluation of research productivity. Only minor consideration of policy directly regarding medical research.

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