Effective Science and Technology Advice for Congress: Comparing Options

Lincoln Symposium

This paper is part of Lincoln’s Technology Assessment Symposium, which was made possible with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

The paper was authored by Peter D. Blair. Blair is a distinguished senior fellow in the Schar School of Policy and Government of George Mason University. He was previously the executive director for engineering and physical sciences at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and before that assistant director of the Office of Technology Assessment. He is the author of Congress’s Own Think Tank: Learning from the Legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment

Read the full paper here. View the accompanying chart comparing S&T resources for Congress here.

Strengths & Weaknesses of Selected Sources of S&T Assessment Advice for Congress

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