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Converting U.S. Science and Technology Resources to Civilian Use: Industrial Exigencies and Political Implementation

  • Antony DiFilippo
Conference paper


Nothing new is being said today when academic and government work points to the inability of many American industries to compete effectively with rival nations, most notably Japan.1 Similarly, nothing new is being said when we hear that U.S. living standards are not markedly improving. However, it is disturbing, though not exactly new, that the most recent data show that in 1990, for the first time since 1982, the U.S. experienced a real decline in its standard of living.2


Manufacturing Sector Trade Deficit Bush Administration Japanese Patent Soviet Republic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antony DiFilippo
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  1. 1.Lincoln UniversityUSA

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