Russian Applied Research and Development: Its Problems and its Promise

Gokhberg L, Peck MJ, & Gacs J (1997). Russian Applied Research and Development: Its Problems and its Promise. IIASA Research Report. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-97-007

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Abstract

This Research Report discusses the changing nature of research and development (R&D) in Russia. In the decades following World War II, the USSR was one of the two great powers in R&D; the other was the USA. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, the R&D sector went into a precipitous decline that continued until at least 1995. The collection of papers in this report addresses what went wrong.

A number of broad issues are covered, such as whether the decline of the R&D sector from 1991 to 1995 was too steep or too modest for the welfare of the Russian economy; how the structure and organization of Russian-applied R&D should be developed over the long term; and what role government policy should play in Russian-applied R&D. Chapters in the report were written by Russian senior officials and by scholars of R&D policy from outside Russia.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Report)
Research Programs: Economic Transition and Integration (ETI)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:08
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 14:54
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/5156

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