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Respondent - Mark Doms

Mark Doms, Department of Commerce

Presentation summary

  • R&D
    • Total R&D relatively constant since 1980s however structure of funding has changed
      • Non-Federal R&D has increased while Federal R&D has decreased
      • Different types of R&D funding
  • Broadband
    • Traditional disparities relating to access to broadband still exist (income, urban/rural, race/ethnicity)
    • Affordability of the service and computers needs to be addressed
  • Clean energy
    • New marketing approach to gain greater public approval?
    • Suggestion: advertise petroleum deficit per person (approx. $1,000) and household s(approx. $3,000) – how much we are investing per person in foreign oil