Slowdowns in corporate R&D are foreseen, which, experts reason, will cut employment potential for researchers in 1993
But it is more than fallible macroeconomic forecasts that cloud the picture of industrial R&D in the near future, analysts say. Other factors include: a new, untested Democratic administration; the world's changing political map; and a shifting perception of just how much basic research, independent of market demands, corporations can afford to finance. All of these ingredients contribute to a puzzle that many analysts and industry insiders are finding difficult to...
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