Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education

Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education

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This report updates a 1999 study commissioned by the National Academies' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP). Trends in federal funding (although one section covers non-federal support) are identified and analyzed by agency, by field, and in aggregate, with numerous tables, charts and graphs displaying the data. Recommendations include evaluation and adjustment of the research portfolio; improvements in national data systems to support better policy making; and the development of benchmarks and other indicators for evaluating the productivity of various fields of research. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, ©2001
ISBN: 9780309075893
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 97 pages) : illustrations


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