Expectations and labour market outcomes of doctoral graduates from Canadian universities


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Author: Desjardins, Louise; King, Darren

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Statistics Canada. Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics Division


This report examines the expectations and labour force outcomes of a recent doctoral graduating class by drawing from two different data sources that surveyed the same individuals at two different points in time. The first is the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), which interviewed the doctoral graduates at the time of their graduation in 2005. The second source is the National Graduates Survey (NGS), which interviewed them again in 2007. The study provides a profile of doctoral holders two years after graduation by examining their demographics and program characteristics as well as...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Higher education; Research; Statistics; Employment; Labour market; Demographics; Income; Students

Keywords: Survey; Data analysis; Outcomes of education and training; Underemployment; Labour mobility; Labour force participation; Wage rate; Employment pattern; Graduates

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2011

Physical description: 60 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 109.147

ISBN: 9781100174730

ISSN: 1711-831X

Catalogue no. 81-595-M - No. 089

Resource type: Government report or paper

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Document number: TD/TNC 105.461

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