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Innovation policy: not just a jumbo shrimp

Policies that predict and direct innovative research might seem to be a practical impossibility, says David H. Guston, but social sciences point to a solution.

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Guston, D. Innovation policy: not just a jumbo shrimp. Nature 454, 940–941 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/454940a

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