ERIC Number: EJ410946
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Supply and Demand for Scientists and Engineers: A National Crisis in the Making.
Atkinson, Richard C.
Science, v248 n4954 p425-32 Apr 27 1990
Projections are analyzed for the future supply and demand of scientists and engineers. The demographics of the college-age population combined with estimates of the percentage of students who will pursue careers in science and engineering indicate significant shortfalls between the supply and demand for the next several decades. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
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