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)
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.
Jason Owen-Smith’s new book offers a unique view of how universities work, what their purpose is, and why they are important.
The new book using IRIS data by IRIS PI Julia Lane and others, Measuring the Economic Value of Research: The Case of Food Safety, will be published December 2017.