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In Healthcare, we provide detailed analyses and projections of healthcare fields, occupations, and their wages. In addition, we discuss the important skills and work values associated with healthcare fields and occupations. ...
Women Can't Win: Despite Making Educational Gains and Pursuing High-Wage Majors, Women Still Earn Less than Men
(Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018)
Even though women outperform men in educational attainment, they still earn just 81 cents for every dollar earned by men. Women with the same college majors working in the same careers as men still only earn 92 cents for ...
Iowa: Education and Workforce Trends Through 2025
By 2025, 68 percent of jobs in Iowa will require education and training beyond high school – 3 percentage points above the national average of 65 percent.
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 ...
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 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 ...
The Role of Education in Taming Authoritarian Attitudes
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2020)
The pressures of global competition, mass migration, and economic instability have produced a backlash in many parts of the world, namely a rise in authoritarian leaders. The Role of Education in Taming Authoritarian ...