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Monthly Archives: November 2012

We are challenged to find the challenges: a window of opportunity

Two weeks ago in Auckland I co-chaired a meeting of advisors on science and economic policy from a number of small advanced countries. A feature of the more successful small advanced economies has been their sustained public investment in research … Continue reading