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Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor's Degree
In the post-World War II period, workers with a high school diploma or less were able to attain jobs with middle-class wages in American industry. Good jobs were available in manufacturing and other blue-collar industries ...
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.
America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers
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.
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.
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. ...
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 ...
Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line
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. ...