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Knowledge of Science and Technology in Japan: IRT Scores for 1991 and 2001

WithKINYA SHIMIZU, TAKUYA MATSUURA

A variety of surveys on public understanding of science and technology (PUST) have been conducted in Japan; of these, the three that utilize internationally comparable survey items were conducted by the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) in 1991, 2001, and 2007.