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Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment

Richard B. Freeman and Daniel Goroff, editors

Conference held October 19-20, 2005
Published in June 2009 by University of Chicago Press
© 2009 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, ED

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393 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26189-1

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: Richard B. Freeman, Daniel L. Goroff (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Richard B. Freeman, Daniel L. Goroff (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Supporting "The Best and Brightest" in Science and Engineering: NSF Graduate Research Fellowships: Richard B. Freeman, Tanwin Chang, Hanley Chiang (p. 19 - 57) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Internationalization of U.S. Doctorate Education: John Bound, Sarah Turner, Patrick Walsh (p. 59 - 97) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Improving the Postdoctoral Experience: An Empirical Approach: Geoff Davis (p. 99 - 127) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Immigration in High-Skill Labor Markets: The Impact of Foreign Students on the Earnings of Doctorates: George J. Borjas (p. 131 - 161) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Does Science Promote Women? Evidence from Academia 1973-2001: Donna K. Ginther, Shulamit Kahn (p. 163 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Patterns of Male and Female Scientific Dissemination in Public and Private Science: Kjersten Bunker Whittington (p. 195 - 228) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Educational Mismatch among Ph.D.s: Determinants and Consequences: Keith A. Bender, John S. Heywood (p. 229 - 255) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Capturing Knowledge: The Location Decision of New Ph.D.s Working in Industry: Albert J. Sumell, Paula E. Stephan, James D. Adams (p. 257 - 287) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Instruments of Commerce and Knowledge: Probe Microscopy, 1980-2000: Cyrus C. M. Mody (p. 291 - 319) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. International Knowledge Flows: Evidence from an Inventor-Firm Matched Data Set: Jinyoung Kim, Sangjoon John Lee, Gerald Marschke (p. 321 - 348) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. The Growing Allocative Inefficiency of the U.S. Higher Education Sector: James D. Adams, J. Roger Clemmons (p. 349 - 382) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
 
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