Accelerating Energy Innovation : Insights from Multiple Sectors (Hardcover)

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Accelerating energy innovation could be an important part of an effective response to the threat of climate change. Written by a stellar group of experts in the field, this book complements existing research on the subject with an exploration of the role that public and private policy have played in enabling--and sustaining--swift innovation in a variety of industries, from agriculture and the life sciences to information technology. Chapters highlight the factors that have determined the impact of past policies, and suggest that effectively managed federal funding, strategies to increase customer demand, and the enabling of aggressive competition from new firms are important ingredients for policies that affect innovative activity.

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Publisher Univ of Chicago Pr
Mfg Part# 9780226326832
SKU 218170116
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0226326837
Release Date 5/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Accelerating energy innovation could be an important part of an effective response to the threat of climate change. Written by a stellar group of experts in the field, this book complements existing research on the subject with an exploration of the role that public and private policy have played in enabling—and sustaining—swift innovation in a variety of industries, from agriculture and the life sciences to information technology. Chapters highlight the factors that have determined the impact of past policies, and suggest that effectively managed federal funding, strategies to increase customer demand, and the enabling of aggressive competition from new firms are important ingredients for policies that affect innovative activity.  
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0274
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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