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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Federally Funded R&D Centers Report Little Growth in R&D Spending in FY 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsf16307/nsf16307.pdf

The nation’s 41 federally funded research and development centers reported spending just slightly more (0.3%) or $17.7 billion in FY 2014. Includes annual trends in spending for all centers from 2010. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Measuring CEO Compensation

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Income/Poverty

https://www.richmondfed.org/-/media/richmondfedorg/publications/research/economic_brief/2016/pdf/eb_16-03.pdf

Discusses the use of restricted stock and stock options as forms of CEO compensation and presents estimates of how to value such alternatives to compare the compensation of CEOs in a sample of large U.S. firms before and after the financial crisis of 2007-08. From the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

 

The President’s Trade Agenda 2016

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Statistics,Treaties

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/2016-Trade-Policy-Agenda.pdf

The presidential candidates are arguing about trade in their debates. This document outlines key U.S. trade priorities, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the Trade in Services Agreement. It also describes the major trade accomplishments of the past seven years. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative