The Origin of This Research
Chris Farrell Ph.D. is a practitioner and an innovation professional with twenty-five years private sector R&D experience developing and managing the creation of new products and their manufacturing technologies. Developments from his many patents have been commercialized and won awards. His contribution to polymer chain dynamics had earlier vitalized an important stream of academic research. These publications are listed here  He founded Technology Matters in 1999, initially to provide expert testimony in products liability lawsuits but later, in 2001, to create Sure Products Today™ for NASA. But it was a prize-winning technology forecast he made to American Can’s corporate technology strategy that began his lifelong fascination with using mathematical methods to gain technology foresight, leading him on the path towards an interdisciplinary synthesis that breaks with conventional wisdoms in Economics that have stymied growth accounting and its tabulation for decades. The Royal Economic Society noticed this and interviewed him in 2008 interview. The full quest presented at the Bureau of Economic Analysis is now available to you as Innovation in Economics: Missing Pieces  Chris Farrell received his B.A. in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (Christ’s College) and his Ph.D. in Physics from Bristol University. He served on the Board of Directors for the Product Development and Management Association and on the Industry Relations Advisory Board of Northwestern University. If your questions are not answered in Q&A please address them directly to,
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