Issue Briefs

Japan Hopes to Double Its Government Spending on R&D (June 13, 1997)

This Issue Brief discusses the feasibility of Japan doubling its government R&D spending by the year 2000, and the implications of accelerated spending for domestic science and global science and technology.

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[Note: The 1996-2000 total shown in table 1 for millions of constant yen has been revised from that stated in the first release of the printed version of this Issue Brief. Revised printed copies are available from SRS's Publications Group (703) 306-1773.]

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