Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, waves during a departure ceremony at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu province (REUTERS/Jason Lee).
Becoming a Techno-Industrial Power: Chinese Science and Technology Policy
April 29, 2013,
Joel R. Campbell outlines the history of Chinese science and technology innovation since the founding of the People's Republic. Campbell illustrates the relationship between government policy and intervention and the state of China's technology-driven economy. Citing examples such as Chinese industrial parks, the development of green technology and space programs, he makes predictions for the future of Chinese technology innovation.