He is chairman of the Committee of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and was chairman of the Working Party on Indicators for the Information Society at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development from its beginning in 1997 until 2002. He has a B.Sc. in economics and a Ph.D. in mathematical physics from the University of London.
Marisa A.Gerstein is a research assistant with the Committee on National Statistics. She has worked on numerous projects, including panels on elder mistreatment, nonmarket accounts, research and development statistics, and the 2000 and 2010 decennial censuses. She has a B.A. in sociology from the New College of Florida.
Jay Hakes is director of the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta. From 1993 to 2000 he served as an administrator of the Energy Information Administration in the U.S. Department of Energy. In that position, he oversaw the collection, dissemination, and publication of the national energy data series. His areas of interest include statistical survey management, strategic planning, and data dissemination. He has a Ph.D. from Duke University.
Brownwyn H.Hall is professor of economics in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and president of TSP International, a computer software firm. Her research has focused on financing R&D, R&D in academic settings, and innovation in the economy. She has used NSF R&D data in comparative studies with other sources, such as patent counts. She has extensive service on NRC boards and panels and currently is a member of the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy; she is also chair of its Planning Committee for Workshop to Review Research and Development Statistics at the National Science Foundation, the work of which is being coordinated with this committee. She has a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University (1988).
Christopher T.Hill is vice provost for research and professor of public policy and technology at George Mason University. He is also president of George Mason Intellectual Properties, Inc. He has served on the professional staff at the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council, and the Congressional Research Service. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science. His publications have been in the field of technological innovation and its impact on the economy, the impact of federal regulation on innovation, and the university perspective on issues of federal R&D procurement. He is responsible for completion of the NSF survey of academic R&D at George Mason University. He has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
Steven Klepper is professor of economics and social science in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. He is an affiliate of the H.John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon. His fields of specialization include the evolution of industry and the determinants of technological change, statistical procedures to cope with measurement error, and tax compliance. He is