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National Research Council. 1985. U.S.-China Conference on Science Policy: Conference Papers. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Front Matter i-viii
Technological Change and Economic Growth 1-18
On Some Policies of Industrial Research and Development of Our Country in the Period of Adjustment 19-35
Policies of the United States Towards Industrial Innovation: What Works and What Does Not 36-50
'China's Programs for Scientific and Technical Development' 51-63
Research Development and Economic Benefit of Industry in Shanghai 64-73
General Issues Related to R&D in Industry 74-79
Research and Development Management: Transfer of Technology 80-92
Notes Toward A Theory of Technology Transfer 93-104
Technology Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment 105-122
Technology Assessment and Governance in a Technological Age: The Role of the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment 123-128
The Approach to the Scientific and Technical Policy of Environmental Protection in Our Country 129-148
'Our Views to the Resolution of China's Rural Energy Requirements' 149-171
Assessment of Energy from Biological Processes: A Case Study 172-181
Technology Assessment: Connections with the Outside 182-185
The Policy Adopted for the Total Synthesis of Insulin and Yeast Alanine tRNA and the Manner in Which the Work was Organized 186-196
Biotechnology and the Office of Technology Assessment: Past, Present, and Future 197-212
Some Problems in the Research and Development of Antibiotics and Traditional Chinese Medicine in China 213-225
The Utilization and Transformation of the North China Plain 226-243
Training and Utilization of Scientists and Engineers in the United States 244-281
Education and Development of S&T Personnel 282-291
Characteristics of the University of Science and Technology of China and its Role in Training Scientific and Technical Professionals of China 292-307
Technological Development Strategy of Agriculture in China 308-314

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