Appendix A

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ANBERD analytical business enterprise research and development
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

BEA

Bureau of Economic Analysis

BRDIS Business R&D and Innovation Survey

CCmaps

conditioned cloropleth maps

CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CNSTAT Committee on National Statistics

DoD

U.S. Department of Defense

EU

European Union

FFRDCs

federally funded research and development centers

FTE full-time equivalent

GBAORD

government budget appropriations or outlays on R&D

GDP gross domestic product
GERD gross domestic expenditure on R&D
GOVERD government expenditure on R&D
GREG generalized regression estimator

HERD

Higher Education Research and Development Survey



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Appendix A Acronyms and Abbreviations ANBERD analytical business enterprise research and development ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis BRDIS Business R&D and Innovation Survey CCmaps conditioned cloropleth maps CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance CNSTAT Committee on National Statistics DoD U.S. Department of Defense EU European Union FFRDCs federally funded research and development centers FTE full-time equivalent GBAORD government budget appropriations or outlays on R&D GDP gross domestic product GERD gross domestic expenditure on R&D GOVERD government expenditure on R&D GREG generalized regression estimator HERD Higher Education Research and Development Survey 95

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96 NATIONAL PATTERNS OF R&D RESOURCES IRIS Industrial Research and Development Information System IRS Internal Revenue Service MSTI main science and technology indicators database NAICS North American Industry Classification System NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCSES National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics NCSS National Center for Charitable Statistics NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation ONS Office of National Statistics OSTP White House Office of Science and Technology Policy R&D research and development RDS research and development statistics SEC Security and Exchange Commission SESTAT Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation SIRD Survey of Industrial R&D SPREE structure preserving estimator STAR METRICS Science and Technology for America’s Reinvestment: Measuring the Effects of Research on Innovation, Competitiveness and Science STI science, technology, and innovation UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture WebCASPAR Integrated Science and Engineering Resource Data System XBRL extensible business reporting language XML extensible markup language