The United States allocates a larger share of its higher education R&D investment to the natural sciences than most other Organization for Economic and Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.
SOURCE: OECD, R&D Statistics (RDS), November 2005; OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2006, http://www.oecd.org/sti/outlook
NOTES: Data for Japan (2003) by social sciences and humanities are not available; U.S. (2001) data do not include humanities.
Figure 2. S&E field shares of investment in academic R&D by selected country
DIGEST OF KEY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INDICATORS 2008 – General Science and Engineering Indicators