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Politics and Funding in the U.S. Public Biomedical R&D System

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Science  19 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5909, pp. 1797-1798
DOI: 10.1126/science.1158562
  • NIH directors at a hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education Appropriations for the FY 2003 budget.

    CREDIT: SCOTT J. FERRELL/CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY/GETTY IMAGES
  • ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP EFFECTS
    Congress yearTotal political effect (B$)Total allocations (B$)Political effect as % of total
    1983-840.57 (0.31)8.466.74 (3.66)
    1985-860.68 (0.38)10.456.50 (3.63)
    1987-880.81 (0.45)12.806.33 (3.51)
    1989-900.91 (0.5)14.956.09 (3.34)
    1991-921.01 (0.56)16.816.01 (3.33)
    1993-941.18 (0.66)18.736.30 (3.52)
    1995-960.74 (0.44)20.433.62 (2.15)
    1997-980.69 (0.42)24.242.85 (1.73)
    1999-001.13 (0.67)30.443.71 (2.20)
    2001-021.66 (0.99)37.354.44 (2.65)

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    Deepak Hegde and David C. Mowery

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