Reporting Help: Calculating Nearest Person Month

(Note: This blog was originally posted in August 2014. We still receive similar types of questions, so we’re reposting. Happy Reporting!) We periodically receive questions on evaluation, as well as related topics such as reporting issues. Here’s an exchange that we thought would be useful to a wider audience:

Question: I’m working on my annual report for my National Science Foundation grant, and they are asking for personnel time spent in “person months.” How do I calculate this?

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