U.S. Residing Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Report Modest Professional Impacts from the Coronavirus Pandemic.

U.S. Residing Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Report Modest Professional Impacts from the Coronavirus Pandemic

January 27, 2023
U.S.-trained doctorate recipients reported modest professional impacts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with U.S.-residing doctoral scientists and engineers experiencing only a slight increase in unemployment rate, up from 1.4% in 2019 to 1.6% in 2021. Comparatively, the unemployment rate for the overall U.S. population increased from 3.8% in 2019 to 6.2% in 2021.

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