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Measuring research and development expenditures in the U.S. economy / editors, Lawrence D. Brown, Thomas J. Plewes, Marisa A. Gerstein.

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Panel to Review Research and Development Statistics at the National Science Foundation. The panel was convened in January 2002 by the Committee on National Statistics of the National Academies at the request of the National Science Foundation to conduct an indepth and broad-based study of the Research and Development Statistics program of the NSF Science Resources Statistics (SRS) Division. The study was later mandated by Congress in the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-09320-1 (pbk.) — ISBN 0-309-54595-1 (pdf)

1. Scientific surveys—United States. 2. Science and industry—United States. 3. Research, Industrial—United States. 4. Research—Economic aspects—United States. 5. Research, Industrial—Economic aspects—United States. 6. Science and industry—Government policy—United States. 7. Research, Industrial—Government policy—United States. I. Brown, Lawrence D. II. Plewes, Thomas J. III. Gerstein, Marisa A. IV. National Research Council (U.S.). Panel to Review Research and Development Statistics at the National Science Foundation.

Q149.U5M32 2004

658.5’7’0973—dc22

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2005). Measuring Research and Development Expenditures in the U.S. Economy. Panel on Research and Development Statistics at the National Science Foundation, Lawrence D. Brown, Thomas J. Plewes, and Marisa A. Gerstein, Editors. Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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