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Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings: Not All College Degrees Are Created Equal
Much attention has been devoted to the 9 percent unemployment among recent college graduates, leading some to conclude that college is no longer worth it. In Hard Times, we argue that college remains the best alternative ...
Good Jobs that Pay without a BA
The blue-collar economy conjures images of shuttered factories and the disappearance of good jobs. Those images reflect the suffering among blue-collar workers left behind by the shift away from an economy based in ...
The Cost of Economic and Racial Injustice In Postsecondary Education
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2021)
In partnership with the Postsecondary Value Commission, we conducted a thought experiment on the costs of inequality in the US education system. Our simulation found that the US economy misses out on $956 billion dollars ...