US university science: The shopping mall model

Paula Stephan, 20 March 2014



Universities have relied heavily on federal funds for research for many years. Yet, since 2005, federal funds have been flat in real terms, with the exception of funds received through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). More importantly, the hope for a substantial increase in federal funds is dim.

Topics: Education, Productivity and Innovation
Tags: external funding, R&D, Universities

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