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Higher Education Research and Development 2019

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at U.S. colleges and universities. The survey collects information on R&D expenditures by field of research and source of funds and also gathers information on types of research, expenses, and R&D personnel. The survey is an annual census of institutions that expended at least $150,000 in separately accounted for R&D in the fiscal year. This dataset includes HERD assets for 2019.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.


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Metadata Created Date September 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NSF JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
Identifier NCSES-HERD2019
Data First Published 2021-01-29
Language English
Data Last Modified 2021-09-03
Category Research and Development
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 422:00:00
Metadata Context
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id dd483763-d1b3-4694-85ac-dd9398643efc
Harvest Source Title NSF JSON
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 422:006
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 02f5907a3d773278f9848022cefce21c6327e31e701115f7c76469bed52bb994
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 1953/2019

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