APPENDIX TABLE E-1 Doctoral Pool of Potential Postdocs, Applications, and Acceptances, by Research Associateship Program

A. NIST

Year

Ph.D.s

Intending to be Postdoc

%

Applications

Accepted

%

1965

26225

4607

18

64

61

95

1966

29173

5312

18

70

36

51

1967

32493

5979

18

93

53

57

1968

36198

6686

18

108

15

14

1969

40364

7572

19

190

16

8

1970

44731

8654

19

214

15

7

1971

49026

9818

20

252

16

6

1972

51840

10815

21

238

19

8

1973

53331

11497

22

153

20

13

1974

52574

11535

22

140

17

12

1975

50922

11563

23

144

17

12

1976

48563

11513

24

129

23

18

1977

46548

11448

25

111

22

20

1978

44691

11643

26

104

23

22

1979

44340

12307

28

105

24

23

1980

43772

12621

29

81

25

31

1981

43562

12780

29

87

22

25

1982

43745

13000

30

90

16

18

1983

43998

13165

30

131

24

18

1984

44163

13387

30

108

26

24

1985

44213

13487

31

102

28

27

1986

44170

13738

31

48

N/A

N/A

1987

44147

14087

32

122

22

18

1988

44813

14595

33

128

22

17

1989

45502

14869

33

105

20

19

1990

46683

15309

33

134

25

19

1991

48316

15691

32

200

26

13

1992

49781

16037

32

226

31

14

1993

50895

16273

32

237

34

14

1994

52061

16582

32

254

40

16

1995

53121

16741

32

222

38

17

1996

53806

16775

31

156

57

37

1997

54973

16759

30

170

40

24

1998

56091

16688

30

120

58

48

1999

56379

16509

29

132

39

30

2000

56359

16513

29

118

57

48

2001

56016

16509

29

79

35

44

2002

54725

16536

30

143

52

36

2003

53577

16644

31

165

56

34

2004

53165

17141

32

166

48

29

2005

53129

17662

33

218

59

27

2006

N/A

N/A

N/A

183

59

32

2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

107

47

44

Total

 

 

 

6147

1383

22



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