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Building the Arkansas Innovation Economy

Summary of a Symposium

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Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); .
ISBN-13: 978-0-309-26643-7ISBN-10: 0-309-26643-2
Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.
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The symposium reported in this volume convened state officials and staff, business leaders, and leading national figures in early-stage finance, technology, engineering, education, and state and federal policies to review challenges, plans, and opportunities for innovation-led growth in Arkansas. The symposium included an assessment of Arkansas' natural, industrial, and human resources; an identification of key sectors and issues; and a discussion of how the state might leverage national programs to support its economic development goals.