Fateful Choices: The Future of the U.S. Academic Research Enterprise
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Fateful Choices:
The Future of the U.S. Academic Research Enterprise
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This volume describes a vision for the future of U.S. academic research and the near-term actions and policies required to maintain the quality of academic research in the United States. It also describes longer-term strategic considerations for the enterprise in the next century, concluding with a discussion of new approaches to decision making within the academic research enterprise.


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72 pages | 8.5 x 11
ISBN: 978-0-309-04643-5

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xii
Part One: A Vision for the Future 1-6
Part Two: Achieving the Vision 7-50
Part Three: Charting a New Course 51-58
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National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. Fateful Choices: The Future of the U.S. Academic Research Enterprise. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1992.

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