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Labour Market Characteristics and International Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Results for Seven Countries


  • Laudeline Auriol


This paper presents the first results of a project initiated in 2004 by the OECD in collaboration with Eurostat and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, and aimed at developing a regular and internationally comparable production system of indicators on the careers and mobility of doctorate holders. A first data collection was launched in September 2005, from which the results for seven countries are presented here. These data shed light on the main demographic, educational, labour market and mobility patterns of doctoral graduates. They also mark some progress in the understanding of both...

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  • Laudeline Auriol, 2007. "Labour Market Characteristics and International Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Results for Seven Countries," OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Papers 2007/2, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:stiaaa:2007/2-en

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