r&d

Exceptional Returns: The Economic Value of Americas Investment in Medical Research

January 01, 2000

The report provides an assessment of the economic value of medical research to challenge economists who are inclined to be skeptical about the efficiency of the “market” for health services in
general and government directed medical research in particular.

Using Research and Development to Grow State Economies

January 01, 2000

SSTIs President and Research Director co-authored the report that identifies research and development (R&D) as a fundamental economic development building block in the new economy and calls on states to invest in universities and the private sector as ways to ensure that they have strong R&D bases.

Science and Engineering State Profiles and R&D Patterns: 1997-98

January 01, 2000

The data brief from the National Science Foundation reports that two-thirds of all U.S. research and development (R&D) expenditures in 1997 were concentrated in just ten states. The brief also graphically presents the ten-year trends for state R&D expenditures. Also of note are the state rankings by R&D intensity, as measured by R&D expenditures as a percentage of gross state product.

Sixth Year of Unprecedented R&D Growth Expected in 2000

January 01, 2000

Battelle Memorial Institute and the National Science Foundation report indicates total research and development investment in the United States was strong in 2000, and is expected to increase about five percent in 2001. Battelle predicts that industry will continue to emphasize various forms of partnering and collaborations, including relationships with other industry, federal laboratories and international facilities.

U.S. Corporate R&D Volume I: Top 500 Firms in R&D by Industry Category

January 01, 1999

The report introduces the U.S. Corporate research and development (R&D) data series to provide new information and context on the R&D activity of the Nation’s top 500 R&D spending corporations. Data is based on the Standard and Poor’s Compustat database.

Globalizing Industrial Research and Development 2nd Edition

January 01, 1999

The report expands and updates the information contained in an earlier study based upon 1992 data. It examines a wide range of practical questions and policy concerns arising from the rapid growth of the
global R&D enterprise.

Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 1997, 1998, and 1999

January 01, 1999

The statistical report from the National Science Foundation reflect research and development funding levels as reported by 32 Federal agencies for fiscal years 1997-99.

Federal Research: Information on International Science and Technology Agreements

January 01, 1999

The report found that in FY 1997, the seven agencies it reviewed participated in 575 international science and technology agreements with 57 countries, 8 international organizations, and 10 groups or organizations and/or countries. More than 90% of the international S&T agreements resulted in research projects or other research-related activities such as consultations among scientists and exchanges of data and personnel.

What is the State Government Role in the R&D Enterprise?

January 01, 1999

The report finds that during the 1990s, states increasingly have included an S&T component in their economic development plans, and between 1991 and 1995 no fewer than thirteen states adopted statewide S&T strategic plans of varying levels of sophistication and complexity.

National Patterns of R&D Resources: 1998

January 01, 1999

Survey data on the various sectors of the U.S. economy including industry, government, academia, and selected nonprofits are aggregated within this report so that the components of the overall R&D effort are placed in a national context.

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