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A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market (2011-2012 Edition)

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  • Cawley, John

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This guide, updated for the 2011-12 job market season, describes the U. S. academic market for new Ph.D. economists and offers advice on conducting an academic job search. It reports findings from published papers, describes practical details, and provides links to internet resources. Topics addressed include: preparing to go on the market, applying for academic jobs, signaling, interviewing at the ASSA meetings, campus visits, the secondary market scramble, offers and negotiating, diversity, and dual job searches.

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  • Cawley, John, 2011. "A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market (2011-2012 Edition)," IZA Discussion Papers 5984, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  • Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp5984
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    1. Vinod Mishra & Russell Smyth, 2012. "Academic Inbreeding and Research Productivity in Australian Law Schools," Monash Economics Working Papers 46-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.

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    Keywords

    academic labor market; market for economists; salaries;

    JEL classification:

    • A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists
    • J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
    • J44 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Professional Labor Markets and Occupations
    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate

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