Book Chapter

Science and Technology Policy in the Asian Century

Paul H Jensen, Lauren A Palmer

PUBLIC POLICY IN THE ASIAN CENTURY: CONCEPTS, CASES AND FUTURES | PALGRAVE | Published : 2018

Abstract

There is growing understanding that a vibrant innovation ecosystem is an important element of a healthy and prosperous nation. What is less known is what the role of Government is in nurturing this ecosystem. In this Chapter, we explore recent experiences in Australia and Asia with science and technology (S&T) policy. For example, we consider how university-industry collaboration occurs across different nations and its effect on the diffusion of technology. We reflect on what S&T policy can tell us about public policy in the Asian century and how we might manage the ongoing tension between national interests and global prosperity. We also delve into recent Asian experiences with S&T policies..

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