Issue Brief

How Has the Field Mix of Federal Research Funding
Changed Over the Past Three Decades?
(February 17, 1999)

This Issue Brief examines how the overall research emphasis of the Federal government has changed between 1970 and 1997. It analyzes shifts in S&E field shares of total Federal research obligations and changes in the contribution of key funding agencies to the Federal research effort.

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