ERIC Number: ED068053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Educational Training and Careers of Ph.D. Holders: An Exploratory Empirical Study. Planning Paper 27.
This study analyzes the occupational mobility of individuals who hold the Ph.D. degree. Drawing upon data contained in the National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel compiled by the National Science Foundation, this paper presents the quantitative relationships between educational background, occupational mobility, and salaries. Based on these results, the author then presents and empirically tests an economic theory of Ph.D. occupational mobility. (Author)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Occupational Mobility, Promotion (Occupational)
Ford Foundation, 2288 Fulton Street, Berkeley, California 94720
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Ford Foundation Program for Research in Univ. Administration.