Overlooked Costs of War-Related Public Research: A Comment on Nicholas Rescher's 'Early RAND as a Talent Incubator'
10 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2017
Date Written: April 5, 2017
This paper focuses on some of the overlooked costs of war-related public research. We discuss two unseen consequences of war-related public science. The first is the distortionary effect of government-influenced research on academic disciplines. The second is the opportunity cost of the resources employed in public science.
Keywords: Public science, RAND Corporation, War-related science
JEL Classification: H40, H56
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