Reply to post: Re: So... how DO we get more of public good things?

R&D money for science – from your taxes?

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Re: So... how DO we get more of public good things?

>In that case, how does economics suggest we proceed in order to maximise the amount of science done by the human race in toto?

Traditionally having a decent world war

>Has anyone tried it? If so, what were the results, compared with other alternative approaches?

Last time, we got computers, radar, jet engines, nuclear power, rockets, sonar, proper weather forecasting, ocean floor mapping, discover of the jet stream.

Although there were a certain level of inconvenience for many people and quite a lot of mess.

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