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An Analysis of the Job Market for Mathematicians

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Author:Geoff Davis
Description: Draft of a paper on the mathematics job market, submitted to the Notices of the AMS. It contains: a comprehensive overview of current labor market conditions for mathematicians; a simple model of the supply process that predicts the observed 10 year oscillations between surplus and shortage; an examination of the incentive structure that has led to the current state of affairs; and a proposed solution. PDF, Gzipped postscript, uncompressed postscript, and MS Word 6.0 file formats.

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Preprints
Math Ed Topics: Job Placement/Job Market

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