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International Cooperation in Research and Development

An Update to an Inventory of U.S. Government Spending

International Cooperation in Research and Development by Caroline S. Wagner
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Scientific research is becoming increasingly more globalized and morecollaborative. At the same time, there is growing pressure within the United States to justify government funding for science and technology (S&T). The potential conflict between these developments raises questions of whether U.S. investment in S&T benefits U.S. taxpayers and whether investment in scientific capacity building overseas has created competition rather than mere assistance. To understand the answers to these questions,this report describes the scope and nature of U.S. spending on international cooperative research and development (ICRD) in fiscal year (FY) 1997. Most spending (over 90 percent) is for collaboration on common research problems among scientists from different countries.Aerospace S&T dominated spending, with biomedical science a distant second. This book finds that the federal government spent $4.4 billion on ICRD in FY 1997, an increase of $1.1 billion over FY 1995. However, this figure may reflect better data collection and increased reporting, rather than an actual increase in spending. The only notable change inthe two-year period involves a substantial increase in cooperative activity with Russia, tied heavily to space-related projects.
RAND Corporation; Read online
Title: International Cooperation in Research and Development
Author: Caroline S. Wagner; Allison Yezril; Scott Hassell
 
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ISBNs
1598753886
9780833029256
9781598753882

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