Policy Implications of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the United States explores the role and impact of students and scholars on US educational institutions and the US economy. The nation has drawn increasingly on human resources abroad for its science and engineering workforce. However, competition for talent has grown as other countries have expanded their research infrastructure and created more opportunities for international students. The report discusses trends in international student enrollments, stay rates, and examines the impact of visa policies on international mobility of the highly skilled.
Table of Contents
|1 International Science and Engineering Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the United States||17-65|
|2 Shaping the Flow of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars: Visa and Immigration Policy||66-87|
|3 The Globalization of Science and Engineering||88-113|
|4 Strategies for Improving Policy Decisions||114-126|
|5 Findings and Recommendations||127-142|
|Appendix A Committee and Staff Biographic Information||143-152|
|Appendix B Charge to the Committee||153-153|
|Appendix C US Travel and Attitudes Toward the United States||154-160|
|Appendix D Bibliography||161-172|
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