The Office of Advocacy seeks researchers, to perform economic research via a request for quotations (RFQ's). These RFQ’s are for competitive contracts and are not research grants.
The proposal solicitations and synopses are listed in FedBizOpps.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSALS IS THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. EST (2:00 p.m. MST). The following solicitations are currently open. Please copy and paste link onto internet browser to access solicitation listed on FedBizOpps.
SBAHQ-12-Q-0038 Research Veteran Businesses
SBAHQ-12-Q-0039 Research Internet Sales Taxation's Impact on Small Business
SBAHQ-12-Q-0043 Research on small business tax expenditures
SBAHQ-12-Q-0044 Research on impact of credit scoring on small firms
See the above linked performance work statements on FedBizOpps for more information on each issue area. It is important that all respondents follow the instructions provided for submitting proposals. Please note that regular mail to government offices in Washington, D.C., experiences significant delays. Other methods, such as overnight and certified mail, are preferred and are more timely.
For ideas of previously funded topics by Advocacy see (Advocacy’s Research and Statistics) or http://archive.sba.gov/advo/research/chron.html or (Research and Statistics) http://www.sba.gov/advocacy/7540.
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