Congratulations to Paula Stephan, professor of Economics at Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, for the publication of her new book How Economics Shapes Science. In a recent Science Business Bulletin, Stephan explains that her book “explore[s] the ways the in which public research organizations and scientists respond to incentives.” She looks at the costs and benefits of research incentives and encourages policy makers to consider the negative effects of research incentives.
Stephan, who is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research, has published numerous books and articles on topics such as the economics of science and the role of university scientists. You can find some of her other books in the University Library:
- Striking the Mother Lode in Science: The Importance of Age, Place and Time 
- The Economics of Science and Innovation 
- Science and the University