Federal Research and Development Expenditures for Selected Social Sciences

Graph: Federal R & D Expenditures in the Social Sciences, 2005 - 2009


This graph compares federal research and development in colleges and universities for sociology, economics, and political science between 2005 and 2009. Expenditures were highest in sociology and fluctuated more in political science.

US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Integrated Postsecondary Education Data (IPEDS) Completions, 1966 - 2009 (Washington, DC: NCES, 2011). Retrieved from https://webscaspar.nsf.gov (July 10, 2011).