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The Link from Graduate Education in Economics to the Labor Market

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Against the background of the evidence presented by John Siegfried and Wendy Stock in this issue on labor market outcomes for new economics Ph.D. recipients, this paper discusses the links between the Ph.D. labor market and graduate education

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  • W. Lee Hansen, 1999. "The Link from Graduate Education in Economics to the Labor Market," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 147-151, Summer.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:13:y:1999:i:3:p:147-151
    Note: DOI: 10.1257/jep.13.3.147
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    1. Hansen, W Lee, 1991. "The Education and Training of Economics Doctorates: Major Findings of the Executive Secretary of the American Economic Association's Commission on Graduate Education in Economics," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 29(3), pages 1054-1087, September.
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    • J44 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Professional Labor Markets and Occupations
    • A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists

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