New college wage premium numbers from Census

Regular readers will be well-acquainted with my interest in the college wage premium. The fact that college graduates make significantly more than those with lower levels of educational attainment is relevant, I argue, to debates about how best to finance higher education. Well, the Census is out with new wage premium numbers, and their estimates … Continue reading “New college wage premium numbers from Census”

College wage premium exists even for low-skill jobs

Most known about the large wage premium that comes from college degrees for those who capture jobs that require such degrees. But what about those who do not capture those jobs, and wind up in jobs that do not require college degrees? Believe it or not, those graduates also wind up making quite a bit … Continue reading “College wage premium exists even for low-skill jobs”