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Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Research: New Institutional Arrangements and Economic Implications

Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Research: New Institutional Arrangements and Economic Implications

Keith O. Fuglie (Editor), David E. Schimmelpfennig (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-37674-4

Sep 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

354 pages

$79.99

Description

An examination of technology transfer in agricultural research collaborations

Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Research: New Institutional Arrangements and Economic Implications examines the impact of the private-sector takeover of the field, and what it means for funding, research, technology, and more. Beginning with U.S. agricultural research financing, the discussion moves on to cover plant and animal research investments, collaborating institutions, and the international significance of technology spillover and transfer. From intellectual property rights and the CRADA Model to seed generation and other agricultural technology, this book offers a thought-provoking overview of global collaboration at this critical intersection of science and human welfare.