U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Technology and Innovation Policies Compared

A new report, published by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation on September 11, 2008, compares John McCain’s and Barack Obama’s technology and innovation positions, which “increasingly recognize the central role that science, technology and innovation play in economic growth…” For the full text of the report, visit http://www.itif.org/index.php?id=176. For more on the candidates’ technology and innovation positions, also check out the following:

Obama and McCain Have Now Responded to Science Debate 2008 Questions. Science Debate 2008 has released Republican Presidential nominee John McCain’s responses to its “top 14 science questions facing America.” Democrat Barack Obama’s responses appeared earlier and are accessible from the same link. The questions cover topics such as innovation, climate change, energy, health, and research, among others.

Source: AAAS Policy Alert, September 17, 2008

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