The Shrinking Ph.D. Job Market

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Multiplying Table 1 by Table 2 gives the number of jobs available immediately to graduates. For physical sciences, that's 4324 in 2004, 6002 in 2008 and 6290 in 2014. Hardly a shrinking job market. It is, however, growing less fast than the number of graduates.
 

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