Publié le 1 janvier 2011

Tough going in labour market for PhDs

Julien Calmand

  • Training and Employment n°91
  • janvier 2011

One proven way of protecting oneself from ‘precarity’ and unemployment is to obtain a university degree. However, some PhDs are experiencing increasing difficulties in finding stable employment. Traditionally destined for careers in academic and other publicly funded research, they have increasingly had to look to the private sector in order to widen their employment prospects. However, it is proving difficult for both PhDs and firms to make the necessary adjustments

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