What Do Australian Economics PhDs Do? The UWA Experience

Kenneth Clements, Jiawei Si

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Abstract

We use a survey of recent economics PhD graduates from The University of Western Australia to report how long the degree took, what they publish from theses, what they do subsequently to graduation and how they evaluate their substantial investment in the PhD. The average student takes four years to complete, two publications emerge from the average thesis, more than half the graduates go into academic positions, and the unemployment rate is zero.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUWA Business School
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameEconomics Discussion Papers
No.16
Volume17

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