The contributors to this volume explore the implications of government funding of scientific research and offer alternatives to the heavy reliance on government support that research and development (R&D) currently enjoys.
This volume explores whether government action is in face indispensable in the face of natural calamities—earthquakes, floods, and the like—and what might be done to restrain the expansion of the scope of governmental power if emergency circumstances warrant intervention.
Since the anthrax scare last fall, there have been calls for the federal government to set up a National Vaccine Authority. Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller and Sam Kazman explain why that would be a mistake—with deadly consequences.
A group of expert authors from a wide range of perspectives reveal what is known about accountability, what still needs to be learned, what should be done right now, and what should be avoided in devising accountability systems.