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RE: st: Re: RE: SBIR grants at Stata?

From   jverkuilen <>
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Subject   RE: st: Re: RE: SBIR grants at Stata?
Date   Thu, 4 Dec 2008 11:46:21 -0500

"Stas Kolenikov" wrote:

>And yes, a lot of biostatisticians in the US has majority (sometimes
80% or 90%) of their funding from grants. Expansions or contractions
of the federal US grant funding are the biggest pieces of news for
people in those positions...>

It's not just biostats. A friend from grad school is a numerical analysis guy at Sandia---they're waiting with bated breath to know who the next SecEnergy and various staff will be.... (Baited breath is for fish.) 

Ditto for other areas. I am on hard money but things like software purchases often depend on soft money, so knowing that StataCorp depends on it to some extent too is useful info. StataMP seems like a worthwhile product for grant money. 

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