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Analytical Support to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) on the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program Assessment


Bhavya Lal


Institute for Defense Analyses

Sam Blazek


Institute for Defense Analyses

David A. Bray


National Defense University - Information Resources Management College; Emory University - Department of Decision & Information Analysis

Jennifer Chen


Institute for Defense Analyses

Nayanee Gupta


Independent

Seth Jonas


Institute for Defense Analyses

Mario Nunez


Institute for Defense Analyses

Eddy Shyu


Institute for Defense Analyses

September 15, 2010

For the Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2010

Abstract:     
Attached is STPI’s, “Analytical Support to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) on the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program Assessment.” The document comprises seven sections, each one corresponding to a specific analytical question asked by PCAST.

Section 1 develops the taxonomy of Networking and Information Technology (NIT), and includes our effort to visually convey the ubiquity of NIT in the economy. Section 2 summarizes Federal investment in NIT, and includes supplemental analyses of DOE and NIH information on NIT R&D. Section 3 summarizes corporate expenditures in NIT R&D, and includes supplemental analyses on research at and publications by IBM and Microsoft. Sections 4 and 5 capture selected market‐related statistics of the NIT producer industry. Section 6 summarizes employment in ICT occupations. Lastly, Section 7 is a summary paragraph on ICT and productivity.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 72

Keywords: networks, information technology, research, development, analytics, President's Council of Advisors, science, technology, program, assessment

JEL Classification: H1, I18, H50, H56, H70, L30

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Date posted: June 17, 2013  

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Lal, Bhavya and Blazek, Sam and Bray, David A. and Chen, Jennifer and Gupta, Nayanee and Jonas, Seth and Nunez, Mario and Shyu, Eddy, Analytical Support to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) on the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program Assessment (September 15, 2010). For the Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2280213

Contact Information

Bhavya Lal
Institute for Defense Analyses ( email )
4850 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22311
United States
Sam Blazek
Institute for Defense Analyses ( email )
4850 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22311
United States
David A. Bray (Contact Author)
National Defense University - Information Resources Management College ( email )
Washington, DC
HOME PAGE: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dbray
Emory University - Department of Decision & Information Analysis ( email )
1300 Clifton Road - details at http://dbray.org
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.fc.bus.emory.edu/~dbray/
Jennifer Chen
Institute for Defense Analyses ( email )
4850 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22311
United States
Nayanee Gupta
Independent ( email )
Seth Jonas
Institute for Defense Analyses ( email )
4850 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22311
United States
Mario Nunez
Institute for Defense Analyses ( email )
4850 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22311
United States
Eddy Shyu
Institute for Defense Analyses ( email )
4850 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22311
United States
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