More Women Doctoral recipients

Janet Mertz Mertz at
Wed Nov 13 05:33:56 EST 2002

At 09:39 AM 11/12/2002 +0000, SLF wrote:
>Good news about women PhDs, but a worry about the decline
>in science PhDs.
Is it really good news?  One explanation for the data is that US males have 
simply become less willing on average than US females (and foreigners) to 
put up with the long route to a Ph.D. followed by relatively poor job 
prospects compared to many careers that don't require a Ph.D.?

Janet Mertz

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