Mason Archival Repository Service

A Complexity Approach to Evaluating National Scientific Systems through International Scientific Collaborations

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisor Hart, David M.
dc.contributor.author Zelnio, Ryan
dc.creator Zelnio, Ryan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-09T15:39:43Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-09T15:39:43Z
dc.date.issued 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/8272
dc.description.abstract This dissertation seeks to contribute to a fuller understanding of how international scientific collaboration has affected national scientific systems. It does this by developing three methodological approaches grounded in social complexity theory and applying them to the evaluation of national scientific systems. The first methodology identifies the global core-periphery structure of science at the scientific disciplinary level. The second methodology creates a multitheoretic, multilevel model for studying the evolution of international collaborations. The third methodology develops a framework that relies on identifying scientific topics with a lack of international collaboration to identify areas in which a country has emerging capabilities that may give it an advantage in the global arena. Each of these methodologies are applied to a variety of case studies and can be used in conjunction to obtain a fuller understanding that could aid the governance and management of national and international investments in science.
dc.format.extent 138 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Copyright 2013 Ryan Zelnio en_US
dc.subject Public policy en_US
dc.subject Information science en_US
dc.subject Complexity Theory en_US
dc.subject International Scientific Collaboration en_US
dc.subject Scientific Networks en_US
dc.subject Scientific Systems en_US
dc.subject Scientometrics en_US
dc.title A Complexity Approach to Evaluating National Scientific Systems through International Scientific Collaborations en_US
dc.type Dissertation en
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.discipline Public Policy en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search MARS


Browse

My Account

Statistics