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Argument Quality and Deliberation on Facebook: An Exploratory Study
(Georgetown University, 2018)
In the past, scholars have argued that deliberation is important for a variety of reasons, including aiding in the development of political sophistication and decreasing attitudinal uncertainty (Gastil and Dillard 1999, ...
Failure to Launch: Structural Shift and the New Lost Generation
Failure to Launch includes an analysis of labor force participation, employment, and earnings for young adults in their 20s and older adults in their 50s, 60s, and 70s between 1980 and 2012.
Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Texas System
This report finds that graduates from University of Texas System institutions out earn other bachelor’s degree holders not just in Texas but across the nation, demonstrating that a University of Texas education is a ...
America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots
Over 95 percent of jobs created during the recovery have gone to college-educated workers, while those with a high school diploma or less are being left behind. This report reveals that those with at least some college ...
From Hard Times to Better Times
In this third installment of Hard Times, we update our previous analyses of college majors, unemployment, and earnings over the Great Recession. While there is wide variation by college majors, hard times have become better ...
Learning While Earning: The New Normal
Learning While Earning: The New Normal finds that over the last 25 years, more than 70 percent of college students have been working while enrolled. These 14 million college students face the challenge of balancing work, ...
Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings
Majors are not perfectly aligned with occupations, but they do determine lifetime earnings. Today a college education is the gateway to the middle class. Hispanics who have not had access to economic resources over generations ...
Nursing: Can It Remain a Source of Upward Mobility Amidst Healthcare Turmoil
With the healthcare system at the center of a contentious and long-running political debate, the prospects for nurses are important. Healthcare makes up more than one-sixth of the US economy and nursing is central as the ...
The Online College Labor Market: Where The Jobs Are
The Online College Labor Market: Where the Jobs Are finds that more than 80 percent of job openings for workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher are posted online. This report analyzes the demand for college talent in ...
Nursing: Supply and Demand Through 2020
Nursing: Supply and Demand through 2020 analyzes the growing need for qualified nurses. The study projects that the economy will create 1.6 million job openings for nurses through 2020. Yet, there will not be enough nurses ...