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U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Richard B. Freeman and Hal Salzman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The labor market for specialists in STEM jobs is a complex and controversial topic for economists, labor market researchers, and policy makers. U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy continues a long ... More


The Engineering Labor Market: An Overview of Recent Trends

Daniel Kuehn and Hal Salzman

in U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapter one sets the stage for the rest of the book with a review of the engineering labor force, focusing on the employment, salary, and career trajectories of graduates that obtain engineering ... More


Engineering Educational Opportunity: Impacts of 1970s and 1980s Policies to Increase the Share of Black College Graduates with a Major in Engineering or Computer Science

Catherine J. Weinberger

in U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, U.S. institutions of higher education began to address long-standing patterns of exclusion. Initial efforts to improve the access of black students to engineering ... More


To Be or Not to Be: Major Choices in Budding Scientists

Eric Bettinger

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on an earlier point in the pipeline of scientists and engineers—specifically, the development of scientists and engineers in undergraduate studies. As the labor market models ... More


A pathway of knowledge transfer from Korea to Asian countries: Korea’s policies on foreign-born students in science and engineering

Jungbu Kim and Seong Soo Oh

in After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the possibility of knowledge transfer from South Korea to neighboring Asian countries through incoming Asian students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ... More


Prelude to the Global Financial Credit Crisis: Growing Turbulence under a Flat Sea

John Silvia

in The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: Hidden Factors in the Meltdown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199386222
eISBN:
9780199386253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386222.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Economic behavior is built upon the beliefs and values of any society. The global financial credit crisis altered each of these elements and this has led to an economic expansion, especially for the ... More


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