Dr. Gregory Tassey is Senior Economist at NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and author of several ground-breaking books, including The Economics of R&D Policy, Technology Infrastructure and Competitive Position, and The Technology Imperative, which have established government’s role in creating science and technology policies that foster national economic competitiveness.
In his latest work, The Technology Imperative, Dr. Tassey describes the ongoing process of globalization of the technology-based economy, identifies the causes and impacts of technological underinvestment within national economies, explains how increasing global competition raises the costs of poor national policy choices, and assesses the national technology investment strategies of the United States vis-à-vis other leading industrialized countries.
At this ITIF Breakfast Forum, Dr. Tassey will present major findings from The Technology Imperative, including that:
Please join us for this enlightening presentation and discussion on the appropriate role of government in establishing science, research, technology and innovation policies that drive economic growth.
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Time: 9:00 am- 10:30 am
Place: The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (map and directions)
1250 Eye Street, NW, Suite 200, Room 2
Washington, DC 20005
Coffee and pastries will be provided. This will be a widely attended event
Dr. Gregory Tassey
Senior Economist, National Institute of Standards