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Tapping the Riches of Science

Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth

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HARDCOVER

$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674031289

Publication Date: 01/15/2009

Short

262 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line art, 11 tables

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Roger L. Geiger is Distinguished Professor of Education at Pennsylvania State University and Professor in Charge of the Higher Education Program.

Creso M. Sá is Assistant Professor in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

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