Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education

Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education

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The Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy updated its 1999 analysis (Appendix A, Securing America's Industrial Strength, 1999) of changes since 1990 in the distribution of federal research funding by field of science and engineering) by incorporating FY 1998 and FY 1999 obligations from the NSF Federal Funds survey, with particular attention to the trends in basic research support, changes in research fields' relative dependence on research-sponsoring agencies, and the relationship between changes in research support and changes in enrollment in graduate training in selected fields of research. The Board did not recommend funding levels for any discipline but addressed procedural aspects of RaD budgeting.5, 000 6, 000 7, 000 4, 000 Graduate Students Federall Supported Graduate Students Federally Supported Research ... Federal funding for aeronautical engineering research in universities is 24.5 percent higher in 1999 relative to 1993 and foranbsp;...

Title:Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education
Author:Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Technology and Economic Policy, Committee on Trends in Federal Spending on Scientific and Engineering Research, National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs
Publisher:National Academies Press - 2001-10-30


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