Who Pays For Science?

Science is more expensive than you'd think! Who puts all the money behind those papers published and discoveries made?

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Who Picks Up the Tab for Science? (Boston University)
"Seen from a longer perspective, federal spending on R&D as a share of the gross domestic product has been in a long, slow slide from the 1970s, when it peaked above 2 percent. The AAAS puts the fiscal year 2014 figure at 0.78 percent."

UNESCO Science Report (UNESCO)
"The UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 provides more country-level information than ever before. The trends and developments in science, technology and innovation policy and governance between 2009 and mid-2015 described here provide essential baseline information on the concerns and priorities of countries that should orient the implementation and drive the assessment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the years to come."

NIH Funding Success Rates (NIH)