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U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Richard B. Freeman and Hal Salzman, editors

Conference held September 26-27, 2011
Published in April 2018 by University of Chicago Press
© 2018 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, ED

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297 pages
ISBN: 978-0-226-46833-4

Table of Contents

Front matter, acknowledgments: Richard B. Freeman, Hal Salzman (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Richard B. Freeman, Hal Salzman (p. 1 - 9) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Engineering Labor Market: An Overview of Recent Trends: Daniel Kuehn, Hal Salzman (p. 11 - 46) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Career Plans of Undergraduate Engineering Students: Characteristics and Contexts: Shannon K. Gilmartin, anthony lising antonio, Samantha R. Brunhaver, Helen L. Chen, Sheri D. Sheppard (p. 49 - 85) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. 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 (p. 87 - 128) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Bridging the Gaps between Engineering Education and Practice: Samantha R. Brunhaver, Russell F. Korte, Stephen R. Barley, Sheri D. Sheppard (p. 129 - 163) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Effects of Scientists and Engineers on Productivity and Earnings at the Establishment Where They Work: Erling Barth, James C. Davis, Richard B. Freeman, Andrew J. Wang (p. 167 - 191) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. What Goes On under the Hood? How Engineers Innovate in the Automotive Supply Chain: Susan Helper, Jennifer Kuan (p. 193 - 214) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Influence of Licensing Engineers on Their Labor Market: Yoon Sun Hur, Morris M. Kleiner, Yingchun Wang (p. 217 - 241) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Dynamics of Engineering Labor Markets: Petroleum Engineering Demand and Responsive Supply: Leonard Lynn, Hal Salzman, Daniel Kuehn (p. 243 - 262) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Bridge to Permanent Immigration or Temporary Labor? The H-1B Visa Program Is a Source of Both: Ron Hira (p. 263 - 283) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, Indexes: (p. 285 - 297) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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