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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.
Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Texas System
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 ...
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: 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 ...
The Online College Labor Market: Where The Jobs Are
The Online College Labor Market: Where the Jobs Are finds that more than 80 percent of job openings for workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher are posted online. This report analyzes the demand for college talent in ...
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 ...
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 ...
Separados y Desiguales:
El sistema postsecundario es cada vez más pasivo y cómplice, perpetuando sistemáticamente el privilegio racial blanco intergeneracionalmente. Separados y Desiguales: Cómo la educación superior fomenta la reproducción ...