The Cons of Pursuing A PhD

The Economist looks at the difficulties faced by graduate students seeking a doctoral degree in a recent article, The Disposable Academic: Why doing a PhD is often a waste of time (link here).  I would echo that for many who pursue this degree the primary motivation is not financial.  However, salaries vary greatly depending on discipline and caliber of university.

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