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The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime earnings
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 ...
The Undereducated American
The United States has been underproducing college-educated workers for decades. The undersupply of postsecondary-educated workers has led to both inefficiency and inequity . . . Adding 20 million additional postsecondary-educated ...
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) occupations are critical to our continued economic competitiveness because of their direct ties to innovation, economic growth, and productivity, even though they ...
What's It Worth?: The Economic Value of College Majors
We've always been able to say how much a Bachelor's degree is worth in general. Now, we show what each Bachelor's degree major is worth. The report finds that different undergraduate majors result in very different earnings. ...
The Midwest Challenge: Matching Jobs with Education in the Post-Recession Economy
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 ...
Career clusters: Forecasting Demand for High School through College Jobs, 2008-2018
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 ...