The Federal Government: A Nobel Profession
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The Federal Government: A Nobel Profession

December 1, 2002

The Nobel Prize is synonymous with greatness. A list of Nobel Prize winners offers a quick register of the world’s best and brightest, whose accomplishments in literature, economics, medicine, science and peace have enriched the lives of millions.

Over the past century, 270 Americans have received the Nobel Prize for innovation and ingenuity. Approximately one-fourth of these distinguished individuals are, or were, federal employees.

The Partnership looks to this list of laureates as a clarion call for dialogue with key decision makers and opinion leaders on how we can ensure that America’s tradition of groundbreaking government work is continued and strengthened.

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