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    • 21st Century Competencies: For College and Career Readiness 

      Carnevale, Anthony P. (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2013-03-07)
      Dr. Carnevale analyses the economic changes due to mass-production from the Civil War until the 1970's. He also examines and describes the standard competencies needed to enter the labor market as we survive the 21st ...
    • African Americans: College Majors and Earnings 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L.; Porter, Andrea; Landis-Santos, Jennifer (2016-02)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole (2018)
      Over the past half century, the relationship between working and learning has changed in profound ways that have made it more difficult for students, especially students from low income backgrounds, to attain the right mix ...
    • Born to Win, Schooled to Lose 

      Carnevale, Anthony; Fasules, Megan; Quinn, Michael; Peltier Campbell, Kathryn (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)
      In this study, we test the idea that demonstrated achievement is a perfect reflection of innate ability by tracing children’s journeys through and beyond the educational system, from their academic performance in ...
    • Career and Technical Education: Five Ways That Pay Along the Way to the B.A. 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundara, Tamara; Hanson, Andrew R. (2012-09)
      Getting a Bachelor's degree is the best way for most workers to make middle-class wages. In this report, however, we show there are 29 million jobs (21% of all jobs) for workers without Bachelor's degrees. The report also ...
    • Career clusters: Forecasting Demand for High School through College Jobs, 2008-2018 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Stone, James R., III; Kotamraju, Pradeep; Steuernagel, Bruce; Green, Kimberly A. (2011-11)
      The best pathway to the middle class is through a postsecondary education, but not everyone goes directly from high school to college. Are those who enter the workforce directly from high school doomed to work minimum wage ...
    • Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Garcia, Tanya I.; Gulish, Artem (2017-07)
      Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers, calls for states to help students, their families, and employers unpack the meaning of postsecondary credentials and assess their value in the labor market.
    • Certificates in Oregon: A Model for Workers to Jump-Stop or Reboot Careers 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Ridley, Neil; Fasules, Megan L. (2018)
      Across the country, individuals are turning to post-secondary certificates as an accessible, low-cost route to economic opportunity. Certificates, which typically recognize completion of a program of study between high ...
    • Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Rose, Stephen J.; Hanson, Andrew R. (2012-06)
      Certificates have swelled to become the second most common postsecondary award in the U.S.: Over 1 million are awarded each year. In the context of concerns about rising college costs and student loan debt, certificates, ...
    • The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Jayasundara, Tamara; Cheah, Ban (2012-08)
      Many of the stories you've heard about the Great Recession often involve the plight of college graduates, or stories about how men and women have fared differently in the recession and recovery. The media have even created ...
    • College Is Just The Beginning: Employes' Role in the $1.1 Trillion Postsecondary Education and Training System 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Gulish, Artem (2015-02)
      College Is Just the Beginning: Employer’s Role in the $1.1 Trillion Postsecondary Education and Training System analyzes how much employers spend on training, what they spend their training dollars on, and how spending on ...
    • College Jobs are Hit Disproportionately by the Sequester 

      Carnevale, Anthony P. (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2013-03-07)
      In response to the 2013 Federal Budget Sequestration, our findings suggest that of the estimated 746,222 jobs lost by 2014 due to sequestration of federal spending; over 70 percent of those jobs lost will be for workers ...
    • The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime earnings 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Rose, Stephen J.; Cheah, Ban (2011-08)
      A college degree pays off--but by just how much? In this report, we examine just what a college degree is worth--and what else besides a degree might influence an individual's potential earnings. This report examines ...
    • A Decade Behind: Breaking Out of the Low-Skill Trap in the Southern Economy 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole (2012-07)
      The South is caught in a low-skill/low-wage trap. But which came first: low skills or a low wage economy? The South's current predicament is reminiscent of the old adage about the "chicken or the egg." So, which came first, ...
    • Failure to Launch: Structural Shift and the New Lost Generation 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Hanson, Andrew R.; Gulish, Artem (2013-09)
      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.
    • Five Rules of the College and Career Game 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban (2018)
      Because post-secondary education and training have become the most well-traveled pathways to middle class earnings, both students and the educators who serve them need to learn new rules of the college and career game.
    • From Hard Times to Better Times 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban (2015-02)
      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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Good Jobs that Pay without a BA 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban; Ridley, Neil; Strohl, Jeff (2017-07)
      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 ...
    • Good Jobs that Pay without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis 

      Carneval, Anthony P.; Ridley, Neil; Strohl, Jeff (2017-11)
      The reported death of the middle economy is greatly exaggerated. There are 30 million good jobs in the United States today that pay without a BA (bachelor’s degree). These good jobs have median earnings of $55,000 annually. ...
    • Graduated Success: Sustainable Economic Opportunity Through One- and Two-Year Credentials 

      Wheary, Jennifer; Orozco, Viany (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010)
      The Center on Education and the Workforce contributes to a new report outlining how AA degrees and certificates can lead to higher paying jobs than 4-year degrees.
    • Hard Times 2013: College Majors, Unemployment, and Earnings 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban (2013-05)
      In the past, a college degree all but assured job seekers employment and high earnings, but today, what you make depends on what you take. In Hard Times 2013, we show differences in unemployment and earnings based on major ...
    • Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings: Not All College Degrees Are Created Equal 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban; Strohl, Jeff (2012-01)
      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 ...
    • Healthcare 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem; Beach, Bennett H. (2012-06)
      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. ...
    • Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Smith, Nicole (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2009)
      Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required attests to the increasing importance of postsecondary credentials for achieving middle-class earnings and status.
    • Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Strohl, Jeff (2010-06)
      The report presents a new approach that answers some critical questions about the emerging economy, including: When will the jobs come back? Where will the jobs be? Which states? Which industries? Which occupations? What ...
    • 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 ...
    • How Increasing College Access is Increasing Inequality, and What to Do about It 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff (2010-06)
      The good news is that more students are going to college. The bad news is that today's students find themselves in an increasingly stratified system.
    • Iowa: Education and Workforce Trends Through 2025 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem; Hanson, Andrew R. (2015-11)
      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.
    • Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind 

      Carnevale, Anthony, P.; Fasules, Megan L. (2017-10)
      In America, the Latino story reflects the intergenerational striving of families and cultures to achieve full inclusion. Latinos have a long way to go in achieving educational and economic equality. Lagging college degree ...
    • Learning While Earning: The New Normal 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Melton, Michelle; Price, Eric W. (2015-10)
      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, ...
    • Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Texas System 

      Carnevale, Anthony, P.; Fasules, Megan L.; Bond Huie, Stephanie A.; Troutman, David R. (2017-07)
      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 ...
    • May the Best Woman Win? Education and Bias Against Women in American Politics 

      Carnevale, Anthony; Smith, Nicole; Campbell, Kathryn Peltier (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)
      In this report, we explore how sex, age, income, race, and political affiliation might influence opinions regarding women’s suitability to be president. We also explore whether educational attainment levels might lead to ...
    • Measuring Green Jobs 

      Carnevale, Anthony P. (Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010-08-01)
      The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has invested almost $100 billion in the "green economy." This includes money for everything from workforce development and training, to research on cutting-edge technologies, to ...
    • The Midwest Challenge: Matching Jobs with Education in the Post-Recession Economy 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole (2011-09)
      While the economy continues to transition from a production-based economy to a services-based economy, manufacturing and agricultural employment in the Midwest will continue to decline. However, Midwestern states are no ...
    • Nursing: Can It Remain a Source of Upward Mobility Amidst Healthcare Turmoil 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem (2017-08)
      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 ...
    • Nursing: Supply and Demand Through 2020 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem (2015-02)
      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 ...
    • Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges: How Public Colleges Reinforce White Racial Privilege and Marginalize Black and Latino Students 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Van Der Werf, Martin; Strohl, Jeff; Repnikov, Dmitri (2018)
      Leaders of selective public colleges often espouse the importance of diversity. But those colleges mostly exclude students who fail to score in the top quartile on college-entry exams. To promote the postsecondary success ...