Determinants of rates of R&D work

 Variable Computer science Electrical engineering
 Coefficients (standard error)
Constant 1.03 8.14*
1.36 3.06
Age 0.02 -0.27
0.07 0.14
Age squared 0 0
0.00 0.00
Master’s degree 0.46* 1.14*
0.17 0.40
Ph.D. 2.32* 2.17*
0.62 0.79
Former foreign student (F-1) -0.66* -1.36*
0.19 0.38
N 1253 771

* Indicates statistically significant at the 5 percent level

Source: Author's regression analysis of National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG) data (NSF 2003)

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