Workforce and Employment

Why we need to rethink how we fund research and development

"Applied research directed towards immediate social benefit is essential. So is basic research. It increases our wealth of knowledge – an end in its own right – and generates transformational technologies." Image: Hush Naidoo/Unsplash

Hans Gersbach

Professor at CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich and CEPR Research Fellow, CER-ETH and CEPR

Ulrich Schetter

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for International Development, Harvard University

Samuel Schmassmann

Economist at Swiss FFA, Economic Analysis and Policy Advice , Swiss FFA

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