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Globalization and U.S. Doctoral Education

Foreign born recipients of U.S. based doctoral degrees: Science and Engineering: 51% in 2003, 27% in 1973. Physical sciences: 50% in 2003 Engineering: 67% in 2003 Economics: 68% in 2003 Citation: John Bound, Sarah Turner, Patrick Walsh (2009) “Internationalization of U.S. Doctorate Education,” NBER Working Paper No. 14792.

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Advice for Graduate Students

The Austrian Economists blog has a great post (“Hard Work Pays Off“) giving a bunch of advice for grad students. Below are some of my favorite quotations: Don Lavoie — “Why are you doing this? Don’t ever forget your answer to that question.” James Buchanan — “All work is work in progress. Don’t get it […]

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