It Is Argued That High-Tech Industries Typically Generate New Technologies

Question 9
Multiple Choice

It is argued that high-tech industries typically generate new technologies but cannot fully appropriate the commercial benefits associated with their inventions or discoveries. If this is TRUE, then in order to maximize a country's real income, the government should A) tax the high-tech firms. B) subsidize the high-tech firms. C) protect the high-tech firms. D) outsource high-tech production. E) discourage high-tech investments.