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Look to the commons for the future of R&D and science policy

Moore, Samuel (2020) Look to the commons for the future of R&D and science policy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Dec 2020). Blog Entry.

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A feature of the research and development landscape brought to the fore by COVID-19, has been the way in which massive public investments in collaborative open scientific research have ultimately led to zero-sum competition between companies, who hold the intellectual property rights to the outputs of this work. Samuel Moore argues, following the work of Elinor Ostrom, that commons-based forms of knowledge production and exchange present a more productive and effective investment for research funds.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2021 14:30
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2021 23:21

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