Attrition in Economics Ph.D. Programs


Remarkably little is known about the timing and extent of attrition of doctoral students from economics Ph.D. programs, its variation across universities, its association with program and student characteristics, and the reasons why students withdraw. Earlier estimates of the attrition rate in economics exceed the rate in physics and mathematics and are… (More)


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@inproceedings{Stock2006AttritionIE, title={Attrition in Economics Ph.D. Programs}, author={Wendy A. Stock and T. Aldrich Finegan and JOHN J. SIEGFRIED and Neil L. Rudenstine and Panagiotis G. Mavros}, year={2006} }