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Mon, Oct 23, 2017, noon: Carol Shiue, "Social Mobility in China, 1300-1800"

Inputs into S&E workforce

What factors impact who works in America's S&E labor force?

8/7/2014 feature story

John Bound applies economic models to data from multiple sources to analyze the relationship between the availability of workers for S&E jobs in the U.S. and aspects of labor markets and educational systems affecting both U.S.-born and foreign-born workers.

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John Bound

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Pathways to Adjustment in Science and Engineering Labor Markets

This research uses economic models and available data from multiple sources to identify the channels of adjustment that determine the flows of individuals from overseas and from within the U.S. into America’s science and engineering (S&E) workforce. In particular, it examines the link between the labor market and university education for both U.S.-born and foreign-born workers, looking at the impact of the decisions made by U.S. students regarding education in S&E fields, the supply side of U.S. colleges and universities, the expansion of post-secondary training abroad, and U.S. immigration policy – including the availability of student visas and work visas, and the prospects for transitioning to permanent residency.

John Bound

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