Table 5-2
Funds for congressionally earmarked academic research projects: 1980–2002
(Millions of dollars)
 
Year Earmarked funds
1980 11
1981 0
1982 9
1983 77
1984 39
1985 104
1986 111
1987 163
1988 232
1989 299
1990 248
1991 470
1992 708
1993 763
1994 651
1995 600
1996 296
1997 440
1998 528
1999 797
2000 1,044
2001 1,668
2002 1,837
 
SOURCES: 1980–92: U.S. House of Representatives, Academic Earmarks: An Interim Report by the Chairman of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (Washington, DC, 1993); 1993–2000: Chronicle of Higher Education 46:A29 (July 28, 2000), 47:A20 (August 10, 2001), and 49:A20 (September 27, 2002).
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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