Is Ireland’s ‘science push’ policy a failure?

“… However, evidence is mounting that the Irish taxpayer is not getting value for its enormous investment in science. The return in terms of jobs, and economic growth has been poor. Dr Declan Jordan, an economist based at University College Cork, argues that Ireland’s ‘science push’ policy has failed …” (more, mp3)

[Seán Duke, Science Spinning, 2 March]

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