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Evaluating a Program of Public Funding of Scientific Activity. A Case Study of FONCYT in Argentina

  • Daniel Chudnovsky

    (Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT).)

  • Andrés López

    ()

    (Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT).)

  • Martín Rossi

    ()

    (Universidad de San Andrés)

  • Diego Ubfal

    ()

    (Inter-American Development Bank)

The paper contains an impact evaluation of research subsidies on the academic performance of researchers in Argentina.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) in its series OVE Working Papers with number 1206.

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Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2006
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