Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Where the Jobs Are for New Economics PhDs

According to Chris Auld (Associate Professor, University of Victoria) the number of vacancies for new PhDs in economics from 2009 to 2013 increased from about 200 to 350. He based his estimates on job listings from the American Economics Association 'Job Openings for Economists' spreadsheets for the months of October for these years. He offers a breakdown indicating which specialities are more in demand; I won't pretend to understand what any of them might be. If you're interested at all in advanced studies in this field you might wish to look here.