Science, Industry and the State - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080113531, 9781483185620

Science, Industry and the State

1st Edition

Office of Health Economics Symposium Held at Royal Society of Health, Buckingham Palace Road, London

Editors: G. Teeling-Smith
eBook ISBN: 9781483185620
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 116
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Description

Science, Industry and the State presents the factors that have influenced the pace and pattern of industrial growth of United Kingdom. This book discusses the triangular relationship among science industry, and state.

Organized into six chapters, this book begins with an overview of the complex pattern of innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, which can be compared with the effects of ecology and evolution on natural history. This text then describes the situation that arises when conventional methods of economic analysis are used to explore basic economic problems as pricing and profits in science-based industry. Other chapters consider the role of commercial marketing techniques in scientific progress. This book discusses as well the economic and social problems within an industrial environment. The final chapter deals with the scientific evolvement of modern industry that has produced a series of economic and social repercussions.

This book is a valuable resource for economists and industrial scientists.

Table of Contents


Introduction

The Influence of Patents on the Pattern of Progress

The Economics of Research-Based Industry

The Role of Marketing in Scientific Progress

Research and Safety in the Development of Medicines

Government Relations with Science Based Industries

Where does the Public Interest Lie?

Index

Details

No. of pages:
116
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1965
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483185620

About the Editor

G. Teeling-Smith

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