ERIC Number: ED245907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Science and Engineering Doctorates: 1960-82. Detailed Tables and Charts.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates are presented in 11 charts and 15 tables on science and engineering (SE) doctorate production for the period from 1960 through 1982. Data in charts focus on total SE doctorates; SE doctorates by major field; racial/ethnic identity of 1975 and 1982 SE doctorates; citizenship status of SE doctorates; trends in university and college employment; postgraduation employment commitments; proportion of new SE doctorates employed within degree of field; proportion of new SE doctorates obtained in same field as the bachelor's and median lapsed time between receipt of baccalureate and SE doctorate by sex. Among the data in tables are: new SE doctorates by subfield and sex and by subfield and citizenship; new SE doctorates awarded to U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens by subfield and race; median age of new SE doctorates by major field and sex; field-switching between baccalaureate and doctoral degrees by major field; distribution of SE doctorates at top 100 doctorate-granting institutions by major field and sex; top 300 baccalaureate institutions of new SE doctorates by major field; and distribution of new SE doctorates with definite employment commitments in the United States by employment sector, major field, and sex. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.