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Technology assessment in Australia: the case for a formal agency to improve advice to policy makers

Russell, Alice; Vanclay, Francis Martin; Salisbury, Janet G; Aslin, Heather J

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The pace and reach of technological change has led to calls for better technology policy and governance to improve social outcomes. Technology assessment can provide information and processes to improve technology policy. Having conducted a review of international best practice, we established a set of quality criteria for TA. In effect, good technology assessments are systematic, broad, inclusive and well resourced and are conducted by organisations that are trustworthy and influential....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60012
Source: Policy Sciences
DOI: 10.1007/s11077-010-9120-4

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