NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Impact of Research Grant Funding on Scientific Productivity

Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren

NBER Working Paper No. 13519
Issued in October 2007

---- Acknowledgements -----

We would like to thank Andrew Arnott, Andrew Canter, Jessica Goldberg, Lisa Kolovich, J.D. LaRock, Stephanie Rennae and Thomas Wei for their excellent research assistance. We thank Richard Suzman, Robin Barr, Wally Schafer, Lyn Neil, Georgeanne Patmios, Angie-Chon Lee, Don McMaster, Vaishali Joshi and others at NIH for their assistance. We gratefully acknowledge support provided by NIH Express Evaluation Award 263-MD-514421. All remaining errors are our own. Jacob can be contacted at: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 735 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, 48109-3091; email: bajacob@umich.edu. Lefgren can be contacted at: Department of Economics, Brigham Young University, 130 Faculty Office Building, Provo, UT 84602-2363; email: l-lefgren@byu.edu. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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