Yet and still, there may be a mismatch between what universities like to teach and the labor force.
Over and over again, we seem to see that when political, media and academic elites agree on something, it stands a very good chance of not being true.
Evidently, immigrants with college degrees are more likely to be working in Starbuck’s than Americans in America.
It is a sign of an awakening economy when jobs go begging. It is also an indication of the futility of higher education today.
Following the “no good jobs without college” mantra to it’s logical conclusion, one might conclude that if some higher education is good, more is even better.
When you look at the data, you find that, as usual, the current wisdom is not necessarily the case.
Basic economics and reality confound college professors, such as public perception of jobs and economic growth.
Lisa D. Cook, a Michigan State economist who served on President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), took sharp aim at her old boss’s successor in an appearance at the Center for American Progress (CAP)…
A university think tank just published a list of recommendations for paying for college. Perhaps not too surprisingly, they mostly involve increasing taxpayer-funded government subsidies of higher education. To its credit, the Miller Center at…
Some public officials leave office as far behind the knowledge curve as when they entered it. “One recent analysis found that 95 percent of the jobs created since 2008 required some postsecondary education or training,”…