The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce is an independent, nonprofit research and policy institute affiliated with the Georgetown Public Policy Institute that studies the link between education, career qualifications, and workforce demands.

Core Research: The Center conducts research in three core areas with the goal of better aligning education and training with workforce and labor market demand: jobs, skills, and people.

JOBS: Our first research focus is on the historic and future labor market supply and labor market demand for education, with secondary interest in occupation and industrial clusters at the national and sub-national levels.

SKILLS: Our second research focus is on connecting 21st Century competencies with education, training, and applied learning pathways.

PEOPLE: Our third research focus is on identifying the effect of changing job requirements and skill demand on students and the current workforce, with a focus on varying degrees of access and success by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

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  • America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots 

    Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundera, Tamara; Gulish, Artem (2016-06)
    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 ...
  • Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great Recession 

    Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundera, Tamara; Gulish, Artem (2015-12)
    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 ...
  • Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line 

    Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundera, Tamara; Gulish, Artem (2015-08)
    The growth of U.S. jobs and wages during the recovery is analyzed in Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line. The findings show that since 2010, the economy has produced 6.6 million employment opportunities. ...
  • Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings 

    Carnevale, Anthony P.; Porter, Andrea; Landis-Santos, Jennifer (2015-10)
    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 ...
  • Hispanos: Carreras Universitarias e Ingresos 

    Carnevale, Anthony P.; Porter, Andrea; Landis-Santos, Jennifer (2015-10)
    Las carreras universitarias no están perfectamente vinculadas a las ocupaciones, pero sí determinan ingresos a lo largo de la vida. Hoy una educación universitaria es la puerta de entrada a la clase media. Los hispanos que ...

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