Abstract

Science policy encourages the establishment of university research centers. The academic reward system continues to emphasize publications over technology transfer. Using data from center scientists, we find that having tenure negatively affects junior scientists' valuation of applied and commercial research. We discuss what this means for policy and future research.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1538-4640
Print ISSN
0022-1546
Pages
pp. 51-70
Launched on MUSE
2007-01-17
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived
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