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Pennsylvania: Degrees of Value
This report on Pennsylvania’s 14-university State System, which serves more than 100,000 students, shows a 10-percent increase in the number of Bachelor’s degrees awarded between 2009 and 2014. The analysis reveals that ...
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.
Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great Recession
The economy continues to add jobs at a steady pace and the Federal Reserve Board is considering its first interest rates hike since the beginning of the recession. Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great ...
The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients
A majority of Pell Grant recipients attend open-access colleges with low graduation rates (49%) even though thousands are qualified to attend selective colleges with high graduation rates (82%). The 20% Solution: Selective ...
African Americans: College Majors and Earnings
Earnings vary greatly among college majors. While college access has increased among African Americans, they are overrepresented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs. African Americans: College Majors and Earnings shows ...
The Economy Goes To College
The Economy Goes to College: The Hidden Promise of Higher Education in the Post-Industrial Service Economy analyzes long-term changes in how goods and services are produced. The report finds that college-educated workers ...
The Summer Surge in College Unemployment: Why It Happens and What You can Do About It
The Summer Surge In College Unemployment shows a rise in unemployment that frightens college graduates as they venture into the job market. This rise in unemployment, however, is cyclical and predictable. The study analyses ...
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 ...
Separados y Desiguales:
El sistema postsecundario es cada vez más pasivo y cómplice, perpetuando sistemáticamente el privilegio racial blanco intergeneracionalmente. Separados y Desiguales: Cómo la educación superior fomenta la reproducción ...
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 ...