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Some of these aspects are directly attributable to the important developments mentioned earlier, viz., flow of international aid for education and research and emergence of private entrepreneurship in research. Guetzkow (Ed.), Groups, leadership, and men (pp. 177–190). It’s also not hard to imagine that the kinds of internal review mechanisms that some of us have had for years and that we’re all now supposed to have are focusing on improving the quality of applications, rather than filtering out uncompetitive ideas.

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