Title: Evaluating program performance: the case of Federally funded collaborative research

Authors: Albert N. Link

Addresses: Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA

Abstract: This paper demonstrates how one might begin to evaluate quantitatively the short-term economic impacts of Federally-funded collaborative research programs. This demonstration is based on two research joint ventures recently funded by the Advanced Technology Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology within the US Department of Commerce.

Keywords: research programs; collaborative research; joint ventures; joint research ventures; Advanced Technology Program; National Institute of Standards and Technology; National Center for Manufacturing Sciences; National Storage Industry Consortium; USA; United States; economic impact; collaborative R&D; research and development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1995.025661

International Journal of Technology Management, 1995 Vol.10 No.7/8, pp.847 - 852

Published online: 23 May 2009 *

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