STEM meme

The STEM Crisis: Reality or Myth?” Michael Anft. The Chronicle of Higher Education (November 11, 2013):

But is the mantra true? Are there too few well-trained Americans for the high-skilled research and manufacturing jobs available stateside?

Most researchers who have looked into the issue—those who don’t receive their money from technology companies or their private foundations, anyway—say no. They cite figures showing that the STEM-worker shortage is not only a meme but a myth.

The focus is on the U.S.A., so your milage may vary.