Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2004-06.


National Science Foundation
Arden L. Bement, Jr.

Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
David W. Lightfoot
Assistant Director

Division of Science Resources Statistics
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

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Suggested Citation Top.
National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2004–06, NSF 06-317, Project Officer, Ronald L. Meeks (Arlington, VA 2006).

May 2006

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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.

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. Information and Technology Services Program (ITSP) provided copyediting, processing, and final composition services for this report. Peg Whalen (ITSP) and the Web team handled electronic publication.

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


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