The quality and quantity of talented members of the US STEM workforce has
been a subject of great interest to policy and decision makers for the past 40 years.
Recent research indicates that while there exist specific shortages in specific disciplines
and areas of expertise in the private sector and the federal government, there is no
noticeable shortage in any STEM academic discipline, but rather a surplus of PhDs
vying for increasingly scarce tenure track positions. Despite the seeming availability
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- Education Policy
- science education
- Graduate students in engineering--United States.
- Graduate students in engineering
- Graduate students in science--United States.
- Graduate students in science
- Graduate students--Employment--United States.
- Graduate students
- Scientists--Employment--United States.
- Engineers--Employment--United States.
- Doctor of philosophy degree--United States.
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2018Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-142)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Science and technology policy