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Unemployment Rates in Social and Behavioral Sciences:

2003, 2006, and 2008

Discipline 2003 2006 2008
Economics 1.7 4.3 NA
Political Science 1.7 5.7 NA
Psychology 1.1 1.1 0.8
Sociology/Anthropology 2.6 4.0 2.3

Source: National Science Foundation/Division of Science Resource Statistics, 2003-2008. Characteristics of Scientists and Engineers in the United States. http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sestat.

Note: 2008 data for economics and political science suppressed to maintain confidentiality.

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