November 01, 2016

AAAS unveils dashboard on federal budgets


Used with permission from the October 19, 2016 Science Policy Report of the Crop Science Society of America

The AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program has just launched a new resource, the AAAS Federal R&D Budget Dashboard, an interactive tool for looking at the federal R&D budget. Currently, you can use the dashboard to dive into historical R&D data by character (basic, applied, and development) and agency – either in absolute amounts (tab 1) or relative to the economy/total federal budget (tab 2) – and to look at the composition of the federal budget overall (tab 3), including mandatory outlays. The dashboard allows users to export custom PDF/images of plots based on their own manipulations of the data.

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