JOE GARRETT BAKER
321 Business Building
Southern Utah University
Cedar City, Utah 84720
(435) 586-5449 Fax: 586-5493
email: baker_j@suu.edu

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1997-present      SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY,  Cedar City, UT 1977-1986        OAK RIDGE ASSOCIATED UNIVERSITIES/OAK RIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE AND
1991-1997        EDUCATION, Oak Ridge, TN 1988-1991    NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL/NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Washington, DC 1992-1996  PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Knoxville, TN

EDUCATION:

University of  Utah, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Economics

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Economics of higher education, labor demand and supply for scientists, engineers and professionals.  Current research on the determinants of minority and female science and engineering degree award rate; law school graduate employment and labor market characteristics.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS/ACTIVITIES:

Foreign National Doctoral Students in US Economics Programs,” with Michael G. Finn, Journal of College Teaching and Learning, vol. 1 no. 11 (November 2004), pp. 7-16.

"Glass Ceilings or Sticky Floors:  A Model of High-Income Lawyers," Journal of Labor Research, vol. 24 no. 4 (Fall 2003), pp. 695-711.

"Do Economists Make Better Lawyers?  Undergraduate Degree Field and Lawyer Earnings," with R. Kim Craft, Journal of Economic Education, vol. 34 no. 3 (Summer 2003), pp. 263-81.

"The Influx of Women in the Legal Professions:  An Economic Analysis" Monthly Labor Review, vol. 125 no. 8 (August 2002), pp. 14-24.

"Teaching and Research in Higher Education:  Evidence from Research Universities” with R. Kim Craft, Southwest Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 1 no. 1 (Fall 2001), pp. 35-54.

"Leaving the Law:  Occupational and Career Mobility of Law School Graduates"  with Brian Jorgenson,  Journal of Legal Education, vol 50 (March 2000), pp. 16-35.

"Research Administration in Colleges and Universities: Characteristics and Resources" with Alfred Wholpart, Research Management Review, vol. 10 no. 1 (fall 1998), pp. 33-55.

 “Gender, Race and Ph.D. Completion In Natural Science and Engineering” Economics of Education Review, vol. 16 no. 1 (spring 1998), pp. 179-88.

"Future Jobs in Natural Science and Engineering: Shortage or Surplus?" with Michael G. Finn, Monthly Labor Review, February 1993 pp. 53-60.

"The Ph.D. Labor Market in the Year 2000: Technical Requirements and Public Policy"  Technological Forecasting and Social Change, vol. 42 no. 3 (November 1992), pp. 261-72.

"Biomedical Research Scientists: Issues of Labor Supply and Training Quality" with Gerald S. Levey and Robert McGinnis; in Harold M. Swartz and Diane L. Gottheil (eds) The Education of Physician-Scholars Preparing for Leadership in the Health Care System (Rockville, MD: Betz Publishing Company, 1993).

"Unionization and Safety in Bituminous Deep Mines: Reply" with Bill Appleton, Journal of Labor Research, Spring 1985, pp. 217-20.

"The Effect of Unionization on Safety in Bituminous Deep Mines" with Bill Appleton, Journal of Labor Research, Spring 1984, pp. 139-47.

"Technological Change in U.S. Coal Mining:  Issues and Evidence," Energy Exploration and Exploitation, Vol. 2 No. 3, 1982, pp. 233-41.

"Sources of Deep Coal Mine Productivity Change, 1962-1975," The Energy Journal, April 1981, pp. 95-106.

"Health Physics Workers in the Atomic Energy Field, 1968-2000," Health Physics Journal, November 1978, pp. 714-18.

Career Paths of the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows of 1972-1981 (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1994).

"Reconciling Estimates of U.S. Doctorates," with Michael G. Finn, (Oak Ridge, Tennessee: ORAU, 1995).

"Supply of Science and Engineering Graduates for the United States Nuclear Industry" with Larry Blair, in Proceedings of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency International Workshop on Qualified Manpower and Equipment (Paris, France: OECD, 1992).

 "The Ph.D. Labor Market: A Primer" presentation to the Western Association of Graduate Schools, Eugene OR March 1994.

"The Labor Market for Life Scientists:  What the Future May Bring" invited paper presented at the  1991 annual meetings of the American Society of Zoologists, Atlanta, Georgia December 1991.

"Determinants of Doctorate Completion: A Test of the Brenneman Model" paper given at the 65th annual meeting of the Western Economics Association, Seattle WA, 1991.

"Will There be Enough Ph.D.s in the Year 2000?"  invited paper presented at the 1991 meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C. February 1991.

"Supply and Demand for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists" presented to the Advisory Board of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 1990.

Invited testimony before President Carter's Commission on Coal, 1978.
 

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