Technology-Knowledge Diffusion Patterns in the United States

  • Lawrence Rausch
  • Jennifer Sue Bond
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSPS, volume 19)


This paper will discuss methods for identifying and tracking transfers of technology between economic sectors and across national borders. It begins by first outlining recent developments in U.S. science and technology policy and then follows with selected indicators of intersectoral co-operation in the United States. Evidence of the importance of partnering was also uncovered in a 1994 pilot innovation study and the paper will briefly describe those findings. Finally, indicators of technology diffusion between nations will be examined using U.S. data on trade in advanced technology products and in intellectual property.


Intellectual Property Technology Product Bilateral Trade Technology Policy Technology Import 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence Rausch
    • 1
  • Jennifer Sue Bond
    • 1
  1. 1.National Science FoundationUnited States

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