In the News
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
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 29, 2013
Senior economist Stephen J. Rose joined the host of Fox New's "Career Accelerator" to discuss the payoff of higher education.
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.