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Labor market -- United States

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What's Happening in the Labor Market for Recent Science and Engineering Ph.D. Recipients?

Mark Regets of the National Science Foundation has prepared this issue brief which summarizes recent trends in Ph.D. employment patterns. Based on a biennial survey of doctoral recipients from U.S. Institutions, this concise on-line publication contains numerous tables and explanatory text. Examples of the data include: information on the percentage of doctoral recipients working in their field or...
John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, located at Rutgers University, examines the needs of the workforce development system in the United States. The center strives to "increase the efficiency of the labor market by identifying and creating strategies to empower America's workforce to seize the job opportunities emerging in the global economy." Along with news and information...
Report on the American Workforce, 1999

The US Department of Labor has issued its annual report on the American workforce. This year's edition concentrates on workplace responses to an increasingly competitive global market, the central role of improved skills for all workers, and the current state of the balance of work and family. The report consists of four chapters, each of the first three analyzing one of the aforementioned issues,...
U.S. Census Bureau: Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics

The Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program was designed by the U.S. Census Bureau to bring together census information, surveys, and administrative records in an attempt to offer more specific data on local labor market conditions. Visitors to the site will note that the main sections on the homepage include "Local Employment Dynamics", "Data Tools", "Research", and "Library". The...
Pew Research Center: The State of American Jobs

This ninety-five-page report - The State of American Jobs - from the Pew Research Center discusses the changing economic landscape, workers' ideas about their own commitment to retraining and honing their skillset(s), and how workers view the role of higher education as part of this process. The report is based on a national survey of more than 5,000 adults and the findings have been divided into...