This volume consists of four "white papers," prepared for the Clinton administration as it took office, on important national policy issues in which science and technology play a central role. Topics covered are science and technology leadership, climate change policy, technology policy and industrial innovation, and health care reform. Also included are brief summaries of ten potentially high impact reports issued by various committees of the National Research Council.
Table of Contents
|Science and Technology Leadership in American Government: Ensuring the Best Presidential Appointments||1-16|
|Climate Change Policy: Establishing United States Leadership Under the Climate Change Convention||17-30|
|Technology Policy and Industrial Innovation: The Federal Government's Role||31-40|
|Toward More Effective Health Care Reform: Selected Issues from Reports of the Institute of Medicine||41-56|
|Summaries of Selected Recent Reports of the National Research Council||57-88|
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