National Science Foundation
Rita R. Colwell

Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Norman M. Bradburn

Division of Science Resources Statisticss
Lynda T. Carlson
Division Director
Mary J. Frase
Deputy Director
Ronald S. Fecso
Chief Statistician

Research and Development Statistics Program
John E. Jankowski
Program Director

Division of Science Resources Statistics
The Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS) fulfills the legislative mandate of the National Science Foundation Act to ...

provide a central clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, and analysis of data on scientific and engineering resources and to provide a source of information for policy formulation by other agencies of the Federal Government...

To carry out this mandate, SRS designs, supports, and directs periodic surveys as well as a variety of other data collections and research projects. These surveys yield the materials for SRS staff to compile, analyze, and disseminate quantitative information about domestic and international resources devoted to science, engineering, and technology.

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Suggested Citation top
National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2000-2002, NSF 02-301, Project Officer, Ronald L. Meeks(Arlington, VA 2001).

October 2001

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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 Statistics (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, Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program, AAAS, worked on this report under the guidance of Albert H. Teich, Director, SPP.

Overall direction was provided by John E. Jankowski, Program Director, RDS. Mary J. Frase, Deputy Division Director, and Ronald S. Fecso, Chief Statistician, SRS, provided overall guidance and review. Julia H. Harriston and Tanya R. Gore of the Information and Technology Services Program of SRS provided copyediting, processing, and final composition services for this report. Mr. John R. Gawalt, Director of the Information and Technology Services Program and SRS' web team, handled electronic publication. Additional text and graphics editing and preparation were provided by Terri S. Smith, RDS.

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

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