As part of Richard Beal's work with the Office of Planning and Evaluation, Dr. Beal created the National Indictor's System, a program of systematic briefings informing the President and senior administration officials of the social, demographic, and economic trends in America. The information was to serve as objective information linked to the policy planning process. Beal served as Director of the System. Joseph R. Duncan from the Office of Management and Budget was the Deputy Director and Timothy J. Sprehe, also from OMB, was the Manager of the National Indicators System. This collections contains some of these reports.
Beal’s chronological files for the period May 1983 onward are located in his NSC collection. Much of the material refers to his work and contacts with the Office of Planning and Evaluation. Other files from his NSC collection, especially his files regarding India, may also contain material from his work with the Office of Planning and Evaluation or his work with international education at Brigham Young University.
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