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Watch the recording of our webinar, “What Counselors Should Know About 21st Century Competencies.” This webinar was conducted as part of our Diversity Initiative.

Who We Are

We are an independent, nonprofit research and policy institute that studies the link between education, career qualifications, and workforce demands.

Interactive State Map

Use our interactive map of the U.S. to view state-level research on job projections, the economic value of college majors, and sector studies on healthcare, nursing, and STEM.



Workers with a high school diploma or less only account for 17% of employers’ formal training spending. #CEWeconomics

“Virtually all the job growth we’ve seen in 2007 are jobs that require post-secondary edu.”-@jamiemerisotis Read:

Young adults looking for a job face an entirely different reality than their parents did. @NYTimes @LauraPappano

The economy continues to move from mass productions of goods, to mass customization of goods and services.

#Women entering the #workforce played a key role in changing the structure of the American family. #CEWeconomics

Anthony Carnevale discusses new American #workforce trends in his @LinkedIn post. Read: #highered

#College-educated workers produce more than ½ of the nation’s annual economic value.

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The U.S. economy’s largest and fastest growing sectors are in #business, #finance, #healthcare, and #edu. #CEWeconomics

High-skilled #jobs are increasing, middle-skill jobs are changing, and low-skill jobs are declining. Learn more:

The data is clear on the value of a #college education. Read more in this @NBCNews article: @TheConsumerman

The economy is adding jobs, but the divide between the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ is bigger than ever

In this Business Insider article, Chloe Pfeiffer reports on the economic divide between the “College Haves and Have-Nots”. She cites our new report, “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” in her article.


College Educated Get All Post-Recession Jobs — Even Low-Pay Ones

In this Forbes article, Erik Sherman reports that if you don’t have at least some college education, chances are dim that you took part in the post-crash job recovery. He cites our new report, “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” in his article.


The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor