Title: Career mobility of PhD holders in social sciences and humanities: evidences from the POCARIM project

Authors: Lucio Morettini; Emilia Primeri; Emanuela Reale; Antonio Zinilli

Addresses: Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, National Research Council of Italy (IRCRES – CNR), Via dei Taurini, 19, 00185, Roma, Italy ' Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, National Research Council of Italy (IRCRES – CNR), Via dei Taurini, 19, 00185, Roma, Italy ' Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, National Research Council of Italy (IRCRES – CNR), Via dei Taurini, 19, 00185, Roma, Italy ' Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, National Research Council of Italy (IRCRES – CNR), Via dei Taurini, 19, 00185, Roma, Italy

Abstract: The paper aims at investigating factors that could affect the likelihood of changing job of PhD holders in the fields of social sciences and humanities (SSH). We use data collected through a survey developed within the POCARIM project (funded by the EC under the EUFP7) in order to analyse variations in PhDs' career paths in a longitudinal dimension: we consider the career of each agent as a whole and investigate what elements related to individual features can influence career's entropy in terms of changes of sector and/or country.

Keywords: career mobility; PhD; job market; higher education; career paths.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEE.2019.097792

International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, 2019 Vol.9 No.1/2, pp.138 - 152

Available online: 06 Feb 2019 *

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