|Section Title:||Global Challenges to National Innovation Systems|
|Course:||P A 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
(previously Seminar in Topics in Public Policy)
|Day & Time:||Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Waitlist Information:||For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information|
|Notes:||Taught with William Spencer (CEO Emeritus, SEMATECH)|
Description: Increasingly, the technical challenges that drive major science and technology policy issues, and sustain growth in high technology industries, are global in nature. They require coordination of technology investments across corporate and national boundaries, and the creation of new international coalitions or global institutions. This class will explore the theory and practice of policies responding to these global technological challenges, in a diverse set of scientific and technical areas.
The seminar will be supported in part by the Technology, Innovation, and Global Security (TIGS) program of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. A series of expert speaker seminars will be sponsored by the TIGS program in coordination with the class, and serve as one of the required student activities for the class.
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