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Suggested Citation top

National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 1998-2000, NSF 00-303, Project Officer, Ronald L. Meeks (Arlington, VA 1999).

October 1999

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Acknowledgments top

This report was prepared by Ronald L. Meeks, Senior Analyst, Research and Development Statistics (RDS) Program, Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation. The statistical tables were prepared under contract by the Directorate for Science and Policy Programs (SPP), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Kei Koizumi, Senior Program Associate, SPP, worked on this report under the guidance of Albert H. Teich, Director, SPP.

Overall direction was provided by John E. Jankowski, Jr., Program Director, RDS. Mary J. Frase, Acting Division Director and Ronald S. Fecso, Chief Statistician, SRS, provided overall guidance and review. The text was reviewed by Melissa F. Pollak, Mary V. Burke, Richard E. Morrison, and Myles G. Boylan. Anne M. Houghton, Julia H. Harriston, and Tanya R. Gore of the Publications Management Group of SRS provided copyediting, processing, and final composition for this report. Additional text and graphics editing and preparation were provided by Jennifer R. Held, RDS.

SRS and AAAS would like to thank the many program and budget offices at the agencies that provided information for this report.

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