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    • Governing Confusion: How Statutes, Fiscal Policy, and Regulations Impede Clean Energy Technologies 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Chandler, Sharon (Jess) Ann (Georgia Institute of TechnologyStanford Law and Policy Review, Stanford, California, 2008)
      The United States shares with many other countries the goal of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change "to achieve … stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would ...
    • Health impacts from electromagnetic field exposure 

      Kostoff, Ronald N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-05)
      This study overviews electromagnetic field (EMF) health impacts based on highly cited biomedical articles. It identifies health impacts resulting from exposure to EMF. A comprehensive query retrieved much of the relevant ...
    • Highly innovative small firms in the markets for technology 

      Hicks, Diana; Hegde, Deepak (Georgia Institute of TechnologyElsevier, 2005)
      Long-lived small firms with a substantial, public record of innovative success are the focus of this paper. We label such firms "serial innovators" and argue that they are often specialist suppliers in markets for technology. ...
    • Innovation and Inequality 

      Cozzens, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-01-03)
      Global inequality is a changing phenomenon molded by a variety of interlocking dynamic forces. Technological change is one of these. If we picture the world system as a cross-tabulation of nation states and technological ...
    • Integrating investment and equity: a critical regionalist agenda for a progressive regionalism 

      Clark, Jennifer; Christopherson, Susan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06)
      Since the 1980s different conceptions of regionalism have emerged, reflecting distinct perspectives on place and space, and a variety of policy orientations. The debates in planning over which regional policies are both ...
    • Intra-Organizational Integration and Innovation: Organizational Structure, Environmental Contingency and R&D Performance 

      Lee, You-Na; Walsh, John P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-07-04)
      It is widely thought that intra-firm integration has a positive effect on organizational performance, especially in environments characterized by complex and uncertain information. However, counter arguments suggest that ...
    • Labor and Employment Policies in the US Election 2008 and the Upcoming Legislative Agenda 

      Clark, Jennifer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01)
      The focus of the 2008 Presidential Election in the United States turned from foreign policy to domestic economic policy in response to the global financial crisis and its mounting effects on the US financial, housing, and ...
    • Learning from People, Things, and Signs 

      Hoffmann, Michael H. G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySpringer, 2006-11-15)
      Starting from the observation that small children can count more objects than numbers—a phenomenon that I am calling the "lifeworld dependency of cognition"—and an analysis of finger calculation, the paper shows how learning ...
    • Leopold, Hadley, and Darwin: Darwinian Epistemology, Truth and Right 

      Norton, Bryan G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04)
      It has been argued in this journal (Callicott, et.al., 2009) that the evidence advanced that Aldo Leopold was influenced by American Pragmatism is "imaginary," and that apparent textual evidence that Leopold learned key ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution by Enforcing Aggressive Commercial Building Codes 

      Sun, Xiaojing; Brown, Marilyn A.; Jackson, Roderick; Cox, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09)
      This paper examines the impact of an aggressive commercial building codes policy in the United States. The policy would require both new construction and existing buildings that undergo major modifications to comply with ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution by Overcoming Information Gaps through Benchmarking 

      Cox, Matthew; Brown, Marilyn A.; Sun, Xiaojing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09)
      This paper focuses on the impact of benchmarking the energy performance of U.S. commercial buildings by requiring utilities to submit energy data to a uniform database accessible to building owners and tenants. Understanding ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution by Pricing Carbon Efficiently 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Cox, Matthew; Sun, Xiaojing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07)
      This report examines the impact of instituting an economy-wide tax on CO₂ emissions in the United States, focusing especially on the changes such a tax would have on the energy and carbon profile of the commercial buildings ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution with Flexible Innovative Financing 

      Deitchman, Benjamin; Brown, Marilyn A.; Wang, Yu (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12)
      Lack of attractive financing remains one of the most significant barriers to energy-efficiency improvements in commercial buildings. This paper examines a flexible financing policy that would support state and local ...
    • The Maturation of Global Corporate R & D: Theory and Evidence 

      Hicks, Diana; Hegde, Deepak (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
      This industry-level study examines the impact of foreign country factors like market size, technological strength, and science and engineering (S&E) capability on the conduct of U.S. overseas R&D during the 1991-2002 period. ...
    • Meta-Review of Efficiency Potential Studies and Their Implications for the South 

      Chandler, Sharon (Jess) Ann; Brown, Marilyn A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-08)
      This paper reviews 19 separate studies published over the past 12 years that examine the potential for deploying greater energy efficiency in the South. These studies contain more than 250 estimates of the energy efficiency ...
    • Mitigating Climate Change Through Green Buildings and Smart Growth 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Southworth, Frank (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-05)
      Energy-efficient buildings are seen by climate change experts as one of the least-cost approaches to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. This paper summarizes a study done for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change that ...
    • Myths and Facts about Clean Electricity in the U.S. South 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Gumerman, Etan; Sun, Xiaojing; Kim, Gyungwon; Sercy, Kenneth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09)
      This paper identifies six myths about clean electricity in the southern U.S. These myths are either propagated by the public at-large, shared within the environmental advocacy culture, or spread imperceptibly between ...
    • NBIC - Interdisciplinarity? A Framework for a Critical Reflection on Inter- and Transdisciplinarity of the NBIC-scenario 

      Schmidt, Jan Cornelius (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04)
      Interdisciplinarity is one of the most popular buzzwords used in contemporary knowledge politics. However, at the same time, the term is not well defined. In order to clarify its meaning, this paper classifies different ...
    • Normativity and Innovation : An Approach to Concepts of Innovation from the Perspective of Philosophy of Technology 

      Schmidt, Jan Cornelius (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-01)
      The aim of this short paper is to sketch an analytic approach to innovation from the perspective of philosophy of technology. Until now, philosophers have been reluctant to address issues of innovation—even though both ...
    • On Being Stuck: Looking for the Limits of Ethics in the Built Environment 

      Kirkman, Robert; Noonan, Douglas S. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-02)
      We seek here to lay the groundwork for a multi-disciplinary inquiry into one aspect of the phenomenology of moral experience, which is a general project of elucidating what it is like for people to make ethical decisions ...