For the Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2010
72 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Date Written: September 15, 2010
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.
Keywords: networks, information technology, research, development, analytics, President's Council of Advisors, science, technology, program, assessment
JEL Classification: H1, I18, H50, H56, H70, L30
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2280213