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Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American historical past, it is a landmark background of the way the complete American health and wellbeing care method of medical professionals, hospitals, future health plans, and executive courses has advanced over the past centuries.
"The definitive social historical past of the scientific career in America....A enormous achievement."—H. Jack Geiger, M.D., New York instances publication Review
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Like Lerner, they ﬁnd that ﬁrms have an easier time raising capital when market conditions are hot. But like Nicholas, they show that investors are nonetheless quite discriminating in what they are willing to ﬁnance. Among the variables that increase the probability of going public in any given year are the quality of the ﬁrm’s science base (as gauged by the publication and patenting records of scientists associated with the company) and how many rounds of venture capital the ﬁrm had already obtained.
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