Proposal Pressure in the 1980s: An Indicator of Stress on the Federal Research System

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For this report OTA compiled time-series data provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Federal mission agencies on proposals for competitively awarded research projects, and by the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) annual R&D budget series.7 These funding trends, presented below, suggest changes over the decade of the 1980s and raise some issues for future policy study.

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24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. April 1990.

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  • Main Title: Proposal Pressure in the 1980s: An Indicator of Stress on the Federal Research System
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For this report OTA compiled time-series data provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Federal mission agencies on proposals for competitively awarded research projects, and by the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) annual R&D budget series.7 These funding trends, presented below, suggest changes over the decade of the 1980s and raise some issues for future policy study.

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24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Proposal Pressure in the 1980s: An Indicator of Stress on the Federal Research System, report, April 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39666/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.