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Johnson says PSID's income, wealth, and consumption data allow synergistic research on material living standards

Brown: Evidence indicates increasing minimum wage has a modest negative impact on employment in the short term

Wagner and Heeringa study facets of suicide risk among US Army soldiers

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Call for Papers: PSID User Conference 2018: Child Wellbeing and Outcomes in Childhood, Young Adulthood, and over the Lifecourse

Martha Bailey elected to the Board of Officers of the Society of Labor Economists

Charlie Brown elected to the Board of Officers of the Society of Labor Economists

Patrick Kline wins SOLE's Sherwin Rosen Prize for "Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Labor Economics"

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NSF reports on changes in PhDs awarded and PhD job market, 2004-2014

PSC Announcement, 2016


Although the total number of PhDs awarded in the US has grown by 28% from 2004 to 2014, the proportion of PhD recipients with jobs or commitments has fallen in the same period from 70% to 61%, says the latest report from NSF. This piece looks at the number of PhD recipients, the percent of recipients with jobs or post-doc commitments, and the cumulative debt of new recipients by 6 fields of study over the 10-year period, and comments on changes in PhD receipt by sex and race.

Story: Inside Higher Education, April 4, 2016

Website: Survey of Earned Doctorates

2015 Report: Doctorate Recipients from US Universities

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