Cover: An Economic Analysis of the Market for Scientists and Engineers

An Economic Analysis of the Market for Scientists and Engineers

Published 1958

by Armen Albert Alchian, Kenneth Arrow, William M. Capron

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This study was stimulated by the question of whether there is now or has been in the recent past a "shortage" of scientists and engineers, and, if so, in what sense a shortage can exist. To these and allied questions, this study attempts to give partial answers as well as to suggest further research. It applies economic theory to these problems in a way, it is hoped, that will be intelligible to economists and non-economists alike.

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