Kevin Gawora is an economic policy research analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). Previously, he was a research analyst at the International Monetary Fund. Kevin holds a master’s degree in international economics and finance from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a double bachelor’s degree in international relations and economics from Occidental College.
The United States continues its relative fall in university research and development funding. To become the leader among OECD nations in government funding for university research as a share of GDP, investment would have to increase by $90 billion per year.