University Designated Centers and Institutes

Center for Science, Technology & Economic Policy

Director:  Donna Ginther, Ph.D.

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Center for Science, Technology & Economic Policy (CSTEP) research focuses on science policy, scientific labor markets, education policy, state and local economic development, and economic policy.  Major areas of focus include:
  • Science Policy and Scientific Labor Markets
  • Kansas City Area Education Research Consortium (KC-AERC)
  • Economic Analysis
  • KU Entrepreneurship Works for KS Initiative

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