Australia needs a strategy

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Science  29 Aug 2014:
Vol. 345, Issue 6200, pp. 985
DOI: 10.1126/science.1259741

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Australians are constantly told that our economy is ‘“in transition.”’ We need to move up the global value chain, build knowledge-based industries, prepare for the Asian Century, and be the “food bowl of the world.” These are grand ambitions that we share with many other nations, in our region and beyond. The question for all of us is: How?