AMSsurvey: American Math Society Survey Data

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Counts of new PhDs in the mathematical sciences for 2008-09 and 2011-12 categorized by type of institution, gender, and US citizenship status.




A data frame with 24 observations on the following 5 variables.


a factor with levels I(Pu) for group I public universities, I(Pr) for group I private universities, II and III for groups II and III, IV for statistics and biostatistics programs, and Va for applied mathemeatics programs.


a factor with levels Female, Male of the recipient


a factor with levels Non-US, US giving citizenship status


The number of individuals of each type in 2008-09


The number of individuals of each type in 2011-12


These data are produced yearly by the American Math Society.

Source Supplementary Table 4 in the 2008-09 data. See for more recent data.


Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.

Phipps, Polly, Maxwell, James W. and Rose, Colleen (2009), 2009 Annual Survey of the Mathematical Sciences, 57, 250–259, Supplementary Table 4,

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