RedPill Posted November 25, 2013 Share Posted November 25, 2013 I didn't see a thread on this here. I thought I would drop it by. As someone wanting to pursue interdisciplinary research, this is concerning. No one in their right mind would get a PhD for the money, but it's still an interesting find. I wonder why.. "A new study, based on data from all people who earned Ph.D.s in 2010, suggests the opposite. In the year after earning their doctorates, those in the cohort who did interdisciplinary dissertations earned, on average, $1,700 less than those who completed dissertations in a single field. The study was conducted by Kevin M. Kniffin and Andrew S. Hanks, two postdoctoral fellows at Cornell University, and has been released by the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute. Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/10/31/study-finds-phds-who-write-interdisciplinary-dissertations-earn-less#ixzz2lbxrhLzI Inside Higher Ed " Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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