September 25, 2013
Reporter Ben Casselman interviews CEW Director Anthony Carnevale about the decline in mid-level healthcare jobs.
March 16, 2013
The Economist's special report is citing the Center's STEM research to discuss America's competitiveness, innovation ability and STEM job demands. Our report predicts that till 2018, 779,000 jobs will require a graduate degree in a STEM field, with only 550,000 native-born Americans earning such degreees over that period. The need for employing foreign workers may press for looser immigration rules.
February 26, 2013
CEW Director of Research Jeff Strohl talks about the value of associate's degrees in a CNN Money report. According to our report "Career and Technical Education: Five Ways That Pay Along the Way to the B.A.", 29 million middle-class jobs today require only an associate's, not a bachelor's degree.
January 29, 2013
Senior economist Stephen J. Rose joined the host of Fox New's "Career Accelerator" to discuss the payoff of higher education.
January 29, 2013
NPR "All Things Considered" program's Robert Siegel interviewed CEW director Anthony Carnevale on January 24, to discuss the 97-year low union membership rate. Today only 11.3 percent of workers hold a union membership. Carnevale says the federal government has replaced the labor union for many American workers, in pushing for health and safety regulations, minimum wage legislation and equal pay.
January 7, 2013
In an interview with Community College Times, CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale shares his views on the importance of middle-skill jobs to the U.S. economy, and the role community colleges play in putting students to work.
December 5, 2012
Zac Bissonnette wrote an op-ed for Time Magazine, using CEW reports "The College Advantage" and "The College Payoff", to argue against three common myths among anti-college discussions. The reports show that between 2007 and 2012, Americans who didn’t go to college lost 5.8 million jobs; among those with bachelor’s degrees or higher, there was a gain of 2.2 million jobs.
October 13, 2012
In the New York Times Sunday Review, David Leohardt's op-ed cited CEW Director Anthony Carnevale's work to argue that affirmative action shouldn't be just about race. We should start to rethink an alternative based on a broader equal-opportunity apporach, taking factors like low-income into consideration too.
August 20, 2012
Radio Higher Ed: "A Conversation about the intersection of economics, higher education, and the workforce with Dr. Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce," with Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon (8/20/12)
July 31, 2012
CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale and Jamie Merisotis, President and CEO of Lumina Foundation penned an op-ed in Politico. Carnevale and Merisotis say certificates are finally getting some well-deserved attention and suggest that certificates will play a large role in developing a skilled workforce prepared for 21st Century jobs.
July 28, 2012
In a New York Times Sunday op-ed, Professor Andrew Hacker references two CEW report—STEM (2011) and Hard Times (2012)—in his argument that high schools shouldn't require students to take algebra. The reports detail the share of entry-level jobs that will require proficiency in algebra in the coming decade, as well as the unemployment rates of colleges graduates who majored in engineering and computer science.
July 3, 2012
Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed interviews Center Director Anthony P. Carnevale about a recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, which analyzed the earnings benefits of for-profit and nonprofit postsecondary institutions.
July 1, 2012
CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale is interviewed by Steven Overly of the Washington Post. The article details the surge in healthcare jobs and relatively thin waistlines of the DC metro area, based on our June 2012 report, Healthcare.
June 12, 2012
Student loan debt in the U.S. adds up to more than a trillion dollars, putting a major strain on graduates. But the weight of debt is even heavier for those who leave school without receiving a degree. Host Michel Martin speaks with Anthony Carnevale, who heads the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University.
May 15, 2012
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Annalyn Censky uses our January 2012 report, Hard Times, to imagine a world without unemployment. She features four degrees from the report where there are enough job openings for every worker.
May 4, 2012
New York Times. May 4, 2012. Alina Tugend interviews Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, as she ponders the purpose of college.
April 26, 2012
Times Higher Education. April 26, 2012. Jon Marcus interviews Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Center on Education and the Workforce, as he discusses the growth of certificate programs at four-year universities.
April 24, 2012
CEW Director Anthony Carnevale weighs in on debate of the value of traditional four-year education.
April 19, 2012
Should government change its tax exemption policies for universities as a way of equalizing educational resources in America? In this edition of Room for Debate, CEW Director Anthony Carnevale argues that colleges provide a public good.
March 20, 2012
CEW Director Tony Carnevale joins NPR's All Things Considered Host Robert Siegel to discuss the growing healthcare sector and new jobs it's bringing.
March 17, 2012
On CNN's Your Bottom Line, Center Director Tony Carnevale discusses the controversial question: "Is College Worth It?" with Christine Romans and Ali Veshi.
March 15, 2012
Dr. Rose previews his research on consumer spending from 1947 through 2007. How does your spending compare to your grandparents?
March 9, 2012
CEW Director Tony Carnevale discusses college costs on American Public Media's Marketplace with Amy Ryan.
Obama seeks to increase partnerships between community colleges, industry to train new workers
February 13, 2012
President Barack Obama called on Congress Monday to create an $8 billion fund to train community college students for high-growth industries, part of his broader pitch to make higher education more affordable for all Americans.
February 9, 2012
Senior Economist Stephen Rose discusses the long-term unemployed on NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show." Listen here.
January 5, 2012
For all the bellyaching about wasted degrees and the many indebted grads stuck on their parents’ couches, recent college graduates are still doing a lot better than their less-educated counterparts. Unemployment for new graduates is around 8.9 percent; the rate for workers with only a high school diploma is nearly three times as high, at 22.9 percent.
January 5, 2012
A study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that what you major in is closely related to whether you have a job.
January 5, 2012
Among recent college grads, architecture majors by far have the highest unemployment rate at 13.9%. That's according to a new report from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.
January 4, 2012
Recent college graduates with bachelor’s degrees in the arts, humanities and architecture experienced significantly higher rates of joblessness, according to a study being released Wednesday by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.
December 7, 2011
Dr. Rose helps make sense of the data on workers who don't get a big return from a Master's degree.
November 17, 2011
Senior Economist Nicole Smith discusses causes of the gap in the rate of foreign-born and native-born STEM workers in the U.S. News and World Report.
November 16, 2011
Dr. Carnevale is interviewed by David Brancaccio on American Public Media's "Marketplace Morning Report." He discusses the increasing demand for higher education in the manufacturing sector. For more information on job prospects and education requirements in the manufacturing sector, please see our Career Clusters and Help Wanted reports.
November 12, 2011
Dr. Carnevale discusses the Millenial generation, college major selection, and the labor market on NPR's All Things Considered. He suggests that Millenials got a raw deal, and that major selection is often done casually without full knowledge of the labor market prospects. For more information on the returns to different majors, please see our reports: What's It Worth? and STEM.
Audio is available here.
November 10, 2011
The Wall Street Journal's "Generation Jobless" series cites our data on college major popularity and payoff. For more information on the labor market returns to different majors, please see our What's It Worth? and STEM reports.
November 10, 2011
The Wall Street Journal's "Generation Jobless" series interviews Dr. Carnevale on how the prospects for trade positions compare to other fields and occupations. For more information comparing opportunities by occupation and career clusters, please see our Help Wanted and Career Clusters reports.
November 9, 2011
The Wall Street Journal's "Generation Jobless" series cites our STEM report and interviews Dr. Carnevale, who discusses why STEM graduates often leave STEM occupations later in their careers. For more information on the opportunities available for STEM majors and occupations, read our STEM report here.
October 20, 2011
Motoko Rich of the the New York Times' Economix blog features our STEM report and interviews Dr. Carnevale on its findings. They discuss the shortage of STEM workers and majors, as well as the wage premium for STEM workers. Sixty-three percent of STEM workers with an associate's degree earn more than Bachelor's degree holders.
For more information on the rising value of a science degree, please see our STEM report.
October 20, 2011
The Chronicle of Higher Education features Dr. Carnevale and our STEM report. Dr. Carnevale discusses career transitions among STEM graduates. For more information, please visit our STEM webpage and read the full report.
October 20, 2011
Doug Lederman of Inside Higher Ed features our STEM report and interviews Dr. Carnevale, who argues that, because STEM graduates move to other higher-paying fields, we are left with a shortage of STEM workers.
October 20, 2011
Jason Koebler of the U.S. News and World Report discusses the findings in our STEM report with Dr. Carnevale. Specifically, they discuss the wage premium of STEM degrees over liberal arts degrees, and why, despite there being two STEM graduates for every STEM job, there is still a shortage of STEM workers.
October 13, 2011
On American Public Media's Marketplace, Amy Scott interviews Dr. Carnevale on how workers' wages have been impacted post-recession at different levels of educational attainment. The audio is available here.
September 5, 2011
In honor of Labor Day, Dr. Carnevale talks with NPR's Robert Siegal about the skills workers need in today's jobs.
August 5, 2011
Dr. Rose argues in the New York Times' Room for Debate that the decline of manufacturing jobs can still be a good thing for the economy.
July 19, 2011
Dr. Carnevale, on NPR's Morning Edition, argues that students should know their likelihood of employment before setting foot on campus.
June 5, 2011
Center Director Anthony P. Carnevale discusses the value of different undergraduate majors with Michel Martin on NPR's daily show, Tell Me More. Click here to listen.
May 26, 2011
On May 26, the Center's Director of Research Jeff Strohl was on Boston's NPR program "On Point" with outgoing Amhert college president Anthony Marx to discuss why increasing access to college has not resulted in greater equality. Listen here.
March 31, 2011
In a blog entry on the MTV website, former president Bill Clinton notes how 63 percent of all jobs will require postsecondary education as part of a push for college accessibility and affordability.
February 2, 2011
Millions are looking for work, while thousands of jobs are also going unfilled. Is this mostly because workers don't have the high skills for the jobs that are open? Dr. Rose says no.
November 30, 2010
Dr. Carnevale lists the many benefits of going to an elite college or university, and notes the growing inequality between them and the less prestigious institutions, as well as the students who attend them.
September 14, 2010
In "Count on the College Premium," Stephen Rose points out that doomsday jobs forecasts are an American tradition and argues that the jobs, particularly those requiring postsecondary education, will come back.
August 26, 2010
June 15, 2010
May 9, 2010
Michael Fletcher of the Washington Post reviewed Rebound, writing that it "is worth reading even if you are likely to disagree with his conclusions . . . He marshals an impressive array of data and arguments to support his provocative case."
April 15, 2010
Anthony P. Carnevale Receives Morris T. Keeton Award
April 8, 2010
Last fall, Director Anthony P. Carnevale received the Morris T. Keeton Award from the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). Named for the Council's founder, the award honors an individual who has has made significant contributions to adult education and experiential learning. Dr. Carnevale was recently interviewed for CAEL's March Newsletter.
March 16, 2010
This USA Today article revisits the ongoing debate over the value of college, particularly in these economic times.
March 15, 2010
Anthony Carnevale discusses the increasingly important role of community colleges in this University Business article.
February 24, 2010
Dr. Carnevale testifies before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions: A Stronger Workforce Investment System for a Stronger Economy.
January 4, 2010
Dr. Carnevale discusses potential long-term effects of recent overcrowding at community colleges and job training programs in an article from U.S. News & World Report.
December 3, 2009
Dr. Carnevale comments in Inside Higher Ed on a recent report from the Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics that indicates a rise in the number of sub-baccalaureate degrees awarded by American colleges and universities.
November 12, 2009
In the Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) Initiative blog, Debra Humphreys from the Association of American Colleges and Universities addresses recent news articles that ask if too many people are going to college; she cites two articles by Dr. Carnevale as evidence that, in fact, more people should attend college.
November 11, 2009
This Education Week blog features highlights from Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required, a chapter authored by Anthony Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl that illuminates the need for a degreed workforce to replace retiring baby boomers. The chapter is available on our website under Publications.
May 22, 2009In the May 22 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dr. Carnevale speaks to President Obama's goal of ensuring that every American receives at least one year of postsecondary education.
May 15, 2009
In an Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Dr. Carnevale attests to the importance of President Obama's recent efforts to unify education and training by providing Pell Grants to unemployed workers.
Coverage of The Center's Stimulus Analysis
April 17, 2009
Recent articles from Employment & Training Reporter, Inside Higher Ed, Youth Today, and the New Yorker that feature a new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, which analyzes the education and training requirements of stimulus jobs.
February 26, 2009
A discussion of financial aid issues among low-income students; for the accompanying video clip from CNN's American Morning, please click here.
January 22, 2009
Dr. Carnevale comments in Inside Higher Ed on a recent study that details the relationship between education and employment outcomes among low-income students.
January 12, 2009
Read Dr. Carnevale's opinion piece on college affordability in Inside Higher Ed.
Is College too Much to Ask?
December 15, 2008
An opinion piece from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that offers extensive coverage of Dr. Carnevale's debate with Charles Murray at the Hechinger Institute Seminar on December 7, 2008.
December 8, 2008
Dr. Carnevale in The New York Times speaking about The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's initiative to double the number of low-income students in the U.S. who earn a postsecondary degree by age 26.
Center Director Anthony P. Carnevale discusses the value of different undergraduate majors with Michel Martin on NPR's daily show, Tell Me More.
Click here to listen.