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Abbreviations

C.V. coefficient of variation
WebCASPAR Integrated Science and Engineering Resources Data System
CATI computer-assisted telephone interviewing
EPSCoR Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
FFRDC federally funded research and development center
FY fiscal year
GSS Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering
HBCU Historically Black College and University
HEGIS Higher Education General Information Survey
HES Higher Education Surveys
IPEDS Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
NCES National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
NIH National Institutes of Health
NSCG National Survey of College Graduates
NSF National Science Foundation
NSRCG National Survey of Recent College Graduates
OES Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
R&D research and development
RDD random digit dialing
S&E science and engineering
SDR Survey of Doctorate Recipients
SED Survey of Earned Doctorates
SESTAT Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
SRS Division of Science Resources Statistics at NSF
SSEL Standard Statistical Establishment List
STIS Scientific and Technical Information System

 

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