TEKPOLSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY STUDIES


STPS 543

Recent Trends in Science and Technology Policy Making
 

Science and technology policies of the postwar era are intended as instruments of national and regional economic competitiveness, high living standards and sustained progress. The course provides a criticalstudy of the major science and technology policy documents in their historical settings. An appraisal of the political, economic and structural aspects of actions prescribed in such documents, the envisaged role ofscience and technology in achieving national and regional goals and the trends in policy making are
covered.