Results of a pilot to link the IRIS UMETRICS data set with survey data (the Survey of Earned Doctorates) in order to better describe the doctoral workforce is available online now from Research Policy. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2019.03.001)
Please help us welcome our new Research Investigator, Dr. Matthew VanEseltine, to the IRIS team in Ann Arbor. Matt joins us from the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) project at the University of Michigan.
Valerie Bostwick and Bruce Weinberg’s recent working paper, “Nevertheless She Persisted? Gender Peer Effects in Doctoral STEM Programs” has been getting a lot of coverage, including being featured on the front page of the NBER website and also by Science.
An NBER working paper by Valerie Bostwick and IRIS co-PI Bruce Weinberg examines outcomes for female PhD students using UMETRICS data, finding that having female peers is important in being successful.
Valerie Bostwick is a Postdoctoral Researcher at The Ohio State University whose research focuses on the economics of education. Her recent NBER working paper (DOI:10.3386/w25028) examines outcomes for female PhD students using IRIS UMETRICS data.