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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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Tell me something I don’t know…

The Wall Street Journal reports that the tough economic times has lead to a decline in demand for new Economics Ph.D. students.  As someone who is ‘on the job market’ this year, I certainly agree that it has been a tough year.  Many universities who placed job advertisements to hire new Ph.D. Economists have since […]

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Friday afternoon Comic

Here’s an entertaining comic from PhD Comics.

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