Archive for February, 2010

Florida Building a Biotech Hub: Importing Silicon Valley?

Those of you familiar with some of my papers will note my interest in the emerging triple helix in the State of Florida, which has focused on biotechnology.  This is especially interesting as a government has decided to attract a science-based  industry and build a knowledge-based biotechnology hub from scratch. In the big picture it […]


Investing in Inefficiency vs. Innovation

Was bailing out the big banks a good idea? The argument was that it was an investment in inefficiency, and the government is better off investing in innovation with less than 50% of the capital deployed.

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