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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 ...
Learning While Earning: The New Normal
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, ...
Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make
Where You Go and What You Make provides students and families with a list of colleges with the highest earnings potential. The rankings correct for differences in earnings among the schools, including majors, student’s ...
Hispanos: Carreras Universitarias e Ingresos
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 ...
The Economic Value of College Majors
The Economic Value of College Majors uses Census Data to analyze wages for 137 college majors to detail the most popular college majors, the majors that are most likely to lead to an advanced degree, and the economic benefit ...
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. ...
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 ...