VOL. 5, NO. 4, PGS. 1–9


Science and Technology in the United States
A conversation with David Audretsch

This interview was conducted by Javier Toro.

David Audretsch is a Distinguished Professor and the Ameritech Chair of Economic Development at Indiana University, an Honorary Professor of Industrial Economics and Entrepreneurship at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He is the author of The Entrepreneurial Society.

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Why are science and technology important for the economy? How have they enabled economic growth in the U.S.?

Firstly, let me say that science and technology are both crucial to the economy, but they’re not the same thing. Science is typically undertaken for knowledge, for its own sake. Technology is science that has been transformed into something useful for society, into something valued by society. So, new innovative [...]

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