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RISIS Research Seminar on The labor-market placement of trained PhDs outside academia: measurement and analysis

Presenters: Eric J. Iversen, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Oslo, Norway Discussant:Carter Bloch, University of Aarhus, Denmark   Abstract: There is a long tradition of literature linking the 'production of PhDs' to the 'deployment' of trained PhDs in the labor-market. Much of this literature has focused on the 'reproduction rate' of academic positions, indicating a swing from a 'scarcity' of trained PhDs in the 1950s to a notable 'surplus' from about the…

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