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The STEM Crisis Is a Myth - IEEE Spectrum

The STEM Crisis Is a Myth - IEEE Spectrum | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Forget the dire predictions of a looming shortfall of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians

 

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"What’s perhaps most perplexing about the claim of a STEM worker shortage is that many studies have directly contradicted it, including reports from Duke University, the Rochester Institute of Technology, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Rand Corp. A 2004 Rand study, for example, stated that there was no evidence “that such shortages have existed at least since 1990, nor that they are on the horizon.”

That report argued that the best indicator of a shortfall would be a widespread rise in salaries throughout the STEM community. But the price of labor has not risen, as you would expect it to do if STEM workers were scarce. In computing and IT, wages have generally been stagnant for the past decade, according to the EPI and other analyses."

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The Best Person for the Job is the One Who Loves the Job

The Best Person for the Job is the One Who Loves the Job | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Employing people who are interested in doing a job is a better way to ensure that the right person is hired for the job than depending only on the applicant's vocational interests, says a new study.

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