The Perverse Effects of Marketization on Scientific Discovery

Updated: Mar 15


Without public investment, universities begin to operate like businesses: with a focus on the bottom line. Though scientific output has doubled every 9 years since World War II, the quality of scientific work has not kept pace, according to Marc A. Edwards and Siddhartha Roy. While reform is necessary to prevent further research misconduct, a capitalist system and culture are the root of the problem according to Maegan Day.


"Capitalism Is Ruining Science"

by Meagan Day

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