ERIC Number: ED428961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Feb-12
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Academic Obligations for Science and Engineering Activities Increased More than 4 Percent in FY 1997. Data Brief.
Bennof, Richard J.
This data brief reviews the financial obligations of federal agencies for academic sciences and engineering activities in fiscal year 1997. Federal agencies were obligated more than 4% above the fiscal year 1996 levels. When adjusted for inflation, federal academic science and engineering activities support was up 2% in fiscal year 1997. This information was based on the latest statistics from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) annual survey of federal science and engineering support to universities, colleges, and nonprofit institutions. (CCM)
Descriptors: Budgets, Engineering, Federal Government, Financial Support, Higher Education, Research and Development, Sciences, Trend Analysis
National Science Foundation, Div. of Science Resources Studies, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 965, Arlington, VA 22230; Tel: 301-947-2722; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.