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L Prize ( ex ante ) Philips LED lamp Old bulb - 60 watts 10 watt 25,000 hours 25 times longer 75% made/assembled in US Criteria Build a Better Bulb for a $10 Million Prize Financial constraints After WWII higher education because necessary for opportunity Threats of education becoming less broadly available Escalating costs Declining levels of gov't support US fall behind in %age of youth attending college (compared to other countries); slowdown This model now faces challenges After WWII - partnership between federal gov't and institution First gov't support of education Land grants Morrill Act of 1862 University's Crisis of Purpose Google working w/ research libraries to create digital collections online Group of authors sue for copyright Some are "orphan" books Seek judicial approval to scan Tome Raider - Google and digital library transitor Bell Labs Xerox Internet DARPA Institutions
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2009 for the course ECON 143 taught by Professor Wright during the Fall '07 term at Berkeley.

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