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From page 47...
... How can graduate schools prepare their students for a world in which highly trained scientists and engineers move often among industry, academia, and government? At the undergraduate level, the structure of science and mathematics curricula appears to discourage many qualified students from pursuing careers in science and engineering.
From page 48...
... A nation's work force is virtually the only factor of production in modern economies that does not move easily across international borders. Scientific knowledge, technical know-how, natural resources, and capital have increasingly become international commodities that flow quickly to those best able to use them.
From page 49...
... This means more than just the production of future generations of scientists and engineers. The country needs a technically trained and flexible work force that can make use of new scientific and technological knowledge and can adapt to change in an increasingly dynamic economy.

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