Chapter 7:

Industry, Technology, and the Global Marketplace


Highlights


International Economic Comparisons

U.S. Technology in the Marketplace

International Trends in Industrial R&D

Patented Inventions

Venture Capital and High-Technology Enterprise

Following are some trends based on the various indicators of technology development and market competitiveness examined in this chapter:

Beyond these challenges, the rapid technological development taking place around the world also offers new opportunities for the U.S. science and technology (S&T) enterprise:




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