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Stock, Wendy A. – Journal of Economic Education, 2021
What do we know about how well graduate teaching in economics addresses cognitive challenges to learning? In short, very little. There is a dearth of research that investigates how graduate student, program and professor characteristics, and choices impact graduate student learning and other outcomes. Some of the broader literature on graduate…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Graduate Students, Learning, Cognitive Structures
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Stock, Wendy A.; Siegfried, John J. – Journal of Economic Education, 2015
The authors update prior analyses of the undergraduate origins of individuals who earn a PhD in economics in the United States. They include the list of the top institutions worldwide graduating the largest number of undergraduates who subsequently earn an economics PhD from a U.S. university and lists of American institutions with the largest…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Economics Education, Doctoral Degrees, Probability
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Stock, Wendy A.; Siegfried, John J. – Journal of Economic Education, 2014
In this article, the authors summarize their 15¬†years of research on graduate education in economics in the United States. They examine all stages of the process, from the undergraduate origins of eventual economics PhDs to their attrition and time-to-degree outcomes. For PhD completers, the authors examine job market outcomes, research…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Economics, Educational Research, Graduate Study
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Stock, Wendy A.; Ward, Kevin; Folsom, Justin; Borrenpohl, Teresa; Mumford, Sophie; Pershin, Zach; Carriere, Danielle; Smart, Heather – Journal of Economic Education, 2013
The authors examine the impacts of enrollment in a voluntary one-credit recitation class for ECON 101 students, focusing on course grades, course retention, and outcomes in later economics courses. The recitation classes were taught by undergraduate peer leaders with experience in upper-level microeconomics. Instead of being paid, the peer leaders…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Introductory Courses, Outcomes of Education, Grades (Scholastic)
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Siegfried, John J.; Stock, Wendy A.; Walstad, William – Journal of Economic Education, 2007
The authors document the types of undergraduate colleges and universities attended by those who earned a doctorate in economics from an American university from 1966 through 2003. They examine relationships between type of undergraduate institution and attrition and time-to-degree in PhD programs. The total number of new economics PhDs awarded to…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Doctoral Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Trend Analysis
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Stock, Wendy A.; Alston, Richard M. – Journal of Economic Education, 2000
Investigates the effect of graduate program rank on success in the job market of Ph.D. job candidates for economics departments at three state universities. Reports a positive return for program rank in relation to (1) the number of interviews obtained and (2) initial salaries for the candidates. (CMK)
Descriptors: Departments, Economics, Educational Quality, Educational Research