TITLE

The scientific pork barrel

AUTHOR(S)
Toch, Thomas; Slafsky, Ted
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/1/93, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the reasons why universities have taken to lobbying Congress directly for scarce federal research dollars. President Bill Clinton's plan to redirect as much as $30 billion in federal research money from military to civil projects; The lack of accountability; Defenders of non-competitive research; The problem of the rise in academic lobbying; Details.
ACCESSION #
9302250558

 

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