U.S. Nonprofits Spent $22.6 Billion on R&D Activities in FY 2016
September 22, 2022
NCSES's FY 2016 Nonprofit Research Activities (NPRA) Survey marks the first nationally representative collection of R&D data from nonprofits in more than 20 years. Highlights of this analysis include sources of funding for R&D performance, type of R&D performed, and counts of personnel working on R&D activities at nonprofit organizations.
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Over 40% of Hispanic doctorate recipients in 2010–20 who earned a bachelor's degree in the United States earned it from a high-Hispanic-enrollment institution
Real growth of the U.S. R&D total averaged 3.8% annually from 2010-2019, well above the 2.2% annual growth of U.S. GDP over the same period
Nearly a third of all Hispanic doctorate recipients in 2010–20 earned a bachelor’s degree from institutions in Puerto Rico, California, Texas, or Florida
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