Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity, and Selective College Admissions
March 30, 2003
Anthony Carnevale and Stephen Rose conclude that race-sensitive affirmative action policies should be retained and expanded to include low-income students.
National Career Development Association: Career Developments Magazine
March 7, 2013
Dr. Carnevale analyses 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.
American Association of Community Colleges Magazine
January 1, 2013
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
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
The Center's 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.
Reducing Poverty by Aligning Policies
Current Obama administration policies emphasize Pell grant funding and community colleges. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Dr. Carnevale argues that postsecondary education should also be aligned with employment policy.
Graduated Success: Sustainable Economic Opportunity Through One- and Two-Year Credentials
The Center on Education and the Workforce contributes to a new report outlining how AA degrees and certificates can lead to higher paying jobs than 4-year degrees.
Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required
Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required attests to the increasing importance of postsecondary credentials for achieving middle-class earnings and status.
A Real Analysis of Real Education
In A Real Analysis of Real Education, Dr. Carnevale examines Charles Murray's views on limiting access to college degrees.