Academy pitches new approach for evaluating research investments

Kondro, Wayne
March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/4/2009 Doctor's Health Matters, Vol. 180, p502
Academic Journal
The article reports on the proposed framework to determine the return on investment of health research in Canada. It states that the framework employs a payback model in which investments are evaluated based on its benefits to future researchers, health sector benefits, and broader economic sector benefits. However, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences argues with the framework and contends that Canada should immediately commence efforts to begin analyzing the impacts of Canadian research.


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