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The traditional research paradigm represents discoveries flowing linearly from basic science conducted in public institutions to applied research and commercialization undertaken largely by private industry. This ...
Are research alliances between private firms and land grant universities compatible with the original purpose?
Increased collaboration between private firms and State Agricultural Experiment Stations (SAES) raises fears that the independence, objectivity, and credibility of SAES and their scientists may be compromised. Likewise, ...
The agricultural knowledge system: appropriate roles and interactions for the public and private sectors
For over one hundred years, Land Grant Universities (LGUs) have pushed the frontiers of knowledge; have translated new knowledge into practice for the benefit of farmers, agribusiness and consumers; and have prepared the ...
F.A. Hayek: Austrian Economist and Social Theorist
(Ludwig von Mises Institute, 1999)
Frederich August von Hayek is undoubtedly the most eminent of the modern Austrian economists. Student of Friedrich von Wieser, protégé and colleague of Ludwig von Mises, and foremost representative of an outstanding ...
The Effect of the Designated Hitter Rule on Hit Batsmen: Pitcher's Moral Hazard or the Team's Cost-Benefit Calculation?: A Comment
(Oxford University Press, 1998-10)
Goff, Shughart and Tollison  attribute the American League's higher hit-batsman rate since 1973 to moral hazard: pitchers who no longer bat no longer face retaliation. We argue that retaliation is more efficiently ...
Origins of a Current Conflict? An Examination of Stock-Nonstock Cooperative Law
(American Institute of Cooperation, 1993)
The earliest state cooperative laws in the United States were stock laws modeled upon the Rochdale experience and were adaptations of basic corporate laws of Incorporation to the cooperative form of organization. They ...
The changing agricultural research environment: what does it mean for public-private innovation?
Agricultural research has experienced increased industry spending and public-private collaborations. Private incentives for public goods research are limited. Public-private ventures can foster socially beneficial research. ...
Partnerships between public and private: the experience of the Cooperative Research Center for Plant Science in Australia
We discuss an innovative scheme, the Cooperative Research Centers Program, established by the Australian government in 1991, which has a major objective of delivering research output of direct benefit to Australian industries. ...
Public science, biotechnology, and the industrial organization of agrofood systems
Concentration in the agricultural biotechnology sector and general patterns of restructuring raise important policy questions regarding public investments in research and extension. We argue that the most valuable contributions ...
Exploring the public's role in agricultural biotechnology research
The potential for market failure resulting from under-investment in research is onejustification for public agricultural research. This justification seems less germane given recent developments regarding intellectual ...
Balancing basic, genetic enhancement and cultivar development research in an evolving US plant germplasm system
The structure of the United States (U.S.) public-private plant genetic research system is being transformed by the emergence of practical biotechnology protocols for creating transgenic plants; and by strengthened intellectual ...
Operation rescue, vocabularies of motive, and tactical action: a study of movement framing in the practice of quasi-nonviolence
(JAI Press, Inc., 1997)
Since the end of World War II an increasing number of social movements have claimed that they are practicing nonviolent civil disobedience tactics. Too often these claims are uncritically accepted even when proposed by ...
The Effect of Musical Training, Gender, and Music Curriculum on Music Aptitude Test Results of Eighth and Ninth Grade Choral Students
The purpose of this study was to examine the results of a survey, including a music aptitude test administered to eighth and ninth grade choral music students (N = 262). The survey also collected information regarding ...
Environmental physiology and shelter engineering with special reference to domestic animals. LX, Vaporization rates in Brown Swiss, Holstein, and Jersey calves during growth at constant 50 degrees and 80 degrees temperatures
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
Survey Course of Church Music
This document outlines a survey conservatory course in the history of church music from the seventh century to the twentieth century.
The Development of the Orchestra from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Centuries
It has long been the interest of the author to investigate the development of the orchestra from a historical viewpoint in order to determine, as accurately as possible when each instrument became a permanent member. ...
A Discography of LPs in the Marr Sound Archives Featuring Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra performed with Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra from 1940 to 1942. Altogether there were eighty-three selections released on the Victor label (during the years Sinatra worked with Dorsey, the band ...
An Index to the Cantorial Collection of Cantor Jacob Rothblatt, 1902-1980
The Rothblatt collection consists primarily of Jewish liturgical music, that is, music commonly heard in Jewish synagogue services as part of the year-round order of liturgy. Having served as a cantor for over forty ...
The Last Five Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven
This paper discusses the later years of Beethoven's life as they affected his last five piano sonatas. The sonatas are discussed in both historical context and by means of analysis.
Shri Sayajirao Gaikwad, Maharaja of Baroda: the prime promoter of public libraries
(University of Missouri International Library Center, 1992)
Maharaja Sayajirao III, Gaikwad of Baroda (1863-1939) was inspired by the progress of American public libraries during his visits to this country. He invited William Alanson Borden (1853-1931) to provide similar library ...