Science and Engineering State Profiles: 1998-99

Data sources for Science and Engineering (S&E) State Profiles

Doctoral scientists and doctoral engineers

National Science Foundation/Division of Science Resources Studies. 1999 Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulation.

S&E doctorates awarded

National Science Foundation/SRS. Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards 1999, NSF 01-314 (Arlington, VA, 2001).

S&E postdoctorates and S&E graduate students

National Science Foundation/Division of Science Resources Studies. Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering Fall 1998, NSF 00-322 (Arlington, VA, 2000), and unpublished tables.

Population

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Press release CB 99-251, "Census Bureau Estimates Show Texas and Florida Passing Population Milestones; West and South Fastest Growing Regions", (Washington, D.C., December 1999).

Civilian labor force

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. State and Regional Unemployment, 1999 Annual Averages (news release), USDL 00-56, February 25, 2000.

Personal income per capita

U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis. Survey of Current Business (Washington, D.C., October 2000).

Total Federal Expenditures

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 1999 (State and County Areas). (Washington, D.C., April 2000).

Federal R&D obligations

National Science Foundation/Division of Science and Resources Studies. Federal Funds for Research and Development Fiscal Years 1998, 1999, and 2000, NSF 00-317 (Arlington, VA, 2000).

Total R&D performance

National Science Foundation/Division of Science and Resources Studies. National Patterns of R&D Resources 2000 Data Update, (NSF 01-309) associated with Data Brief NSF 01-310, November 29, 2000 (Arlington, VA, 2000).

Industry R&D

National Science Foundation/Division of Science and Resources Studies. Research and Development in Industry 1998, NSF 01-305 (Arlington, VA, 2001).

Academic R&D

National Science Foundation/Division of Science and Resources Studies. Academic Research and Development Expenditures FY 1998, NSF 00-330 (Arlington, VA, 2000).

Public Higher education current-fund expenditures

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Digest of Education Statistics 2000 (Washington. D.C., 2001).

Number of SBIR awards

U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Technology. Small Business Innovation Development Act (Washington, D.C.). Annual Reports covering data for fiscal years 1990 through 1998.

Patents issued to state residents

U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patent Counts by Country/State and Year: Utility Patents 1963-99, (Washington, D.C., March 2000).

Gross state product

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Analysis Division (Washington, D.C., September 2000).


DATA USERS

We hope that you find the attached package on science and engineering State Profiles useful. These state-specific data have been obtained from numerous surveys of the National Science Foundation/Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS) and other Federal Government agencies. The data have been published in the source documents listed, and are compiled here for your convenience. The dissemination of State Profiles is intended to address the widespread and persistent demand for state science and engineering data. SRS data, including State Profiles, are available through the World Wide Web (http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/).

John E. Jankowski
Director, Research & Development Statistics Program
Division of Science Resources Studies
National Science Foundation


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