Achieving Racial and Economic Diversity with Race-Blind Admission Policy
In collaboration with the Century Foundation, Anthony P. Carnevale, Stephen Rose and Jeff Strohl, take a groundbreaking look at how socioeconomic affirmative action programs, percentage plans, or a combination of the two, could work at the nation's most selective 193 institutions.
Certificates and Certifications Making the Difference
November 19, 2013
Stephen Rose discuses how for some individuals certificates and certifications, are just as valuable as a degree.
Workplace Basics: the skills employees need and employers want
November 18, 2013
Taylor and Francis Online full editorial version available here
Anthony Carnevale and Nicole Smith discuss the skills employers need in order to succeed in the job market.
Getting More Bang for Our College Bucks
June 3, 2013
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity www.spotlightonpoverty.org/
Director Anthony Carnevale discusses college education as it pertains to career prospects, and subsequently how students can make the most of their degree.
National Broadband Plan: Broadband Access for All Americans
December 4, 2009
James Vollman and Anthony Carnevale comment on learning labor exchange.
Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity, and Selective College Admissions
March 30, 2003
The Century Foundation tcf.org
Anthony Carnevale and Stephen Rose conclude that race-sensitive affirmative action policies should be retained and expanded to include low-income students.
21st Century Competencies for College and Career Readiness
March 7, 2013
National Career Development Association: Career Developments Magazine ncda.org
Dr. Carnevale analyzes the economic changes due to mass-production from the Civil War until the 1970’s. He also examines and describes the standard competencies needed to enter the labor market as we survive the 21st century. Among the different new standards, he highlights the increasing need for individuals to become technically prepared and acquire robust skills to achieve ongoing career success.
January 1, 2013
American Association of Community Colleges Magazine http://www.ccjournal-digital.com/
Twelve million Americans are unable to find work and 40 percent of that number has been unemployed for six months or more. Authors, however, estimate the number of job vacancies in this country to be at 3 million per month. In addition, Dr. Carnevale engages in a Q&A and answers “Why are middle-skill jobs so important to growing the U.S. economy?”
College jobs are hit disproportionately by the sequester
March 7, 2013
In response to the 2013 Federal Budget Sequestration, our findings suggest that of the estimated 746,222 jobs lost by 2014 due to sequestration of federal spending; over 70 percent of those jobs lost will be for workers with postsecondary education and training.
Measuring Green Jobs
August 31, 2010
The Center measures and maps green jobs in the Northeast by applying different "green" definitions to real time data. The latest research can be found here.
Public Comments on For-Profit Institutions
August 18, 2010
U.S. Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/
The Center has submitted commentary on proposed regulations from the Department of Education about for-profit and career colleges. The comments support, explain and offer specific suggestions.