Federal Research and Development: Analyses of Funding and RandD Center Performance

Phillip L. Cooke (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: POL024000

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President Obama’s budget request for FY2015 includes $135.352 billion for research and development (R&D), a $1.670 billion (1.2%) increase from the FY2014 level of $133.682 billion. The request represents the President’s R&D priorities; Congress may opt to agree with part or all of the request, or it may express different priorities through the appropriations process. In particular, Congress will play a central role in determining the growth rate and allocation of the federal R&D investment in a period of intense pressure on discretionary spending. Low or negative growth in the overall R&D investment may require movement of resources across disciplines, programs, or agencies to address priorities. This book analyzes the funding and R&D center performance. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1 - Federal Research and Development Funding: FY2015 (pp. 1-90)
John F. Sargent Jr.

Chapter 2 - Federally Funded Research Centers: Agency Reviews of Employee Compensation and Center Performance (pp. 91-144)
United States Government Accountability Office

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