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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.



Career And Technical Education: Boom Or Bust?

Carnevale comments on the way to make career and technical education succeed in high school. “The only way career and technical education in..

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Workers in good jobs are more than twice as likely to be covered by employer-provided health #insurance and retirement plans as workers in low-wage..

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“Recognizing that educational attainment is critical to our nation’s global competitiveness.” -@michaelcrow Read:

While good jobs have increased, middle-wage jobs have not fully recovered from the recession. #CEWemployment

Carnevale comments on the toll college debt has on college #grads. Read more in this @DiverseIssues article:

Tune in Monday night to watch Carnevale discuss job prospects for recent #college grads on @bizrpt. #Classof2016 #employment

As the recovery accelerated, more high-quality, good jobs with employer-provided benefits were created.

“We need a middle path with a different kind of pedagogy focused on real-world knowledge.” -Carnevale @NPR_ed #CTE

Bachelor degree holders filled the majority of good jobs created in the recovery. #CEWemployment

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#College graduation rates matter. How can we increase them? Read more in this @TheHill post:

97% of the good jobs created in the recovery have gone to college #grads. Read more: @USnews

The Colorado Paradox

In this The Atlantic article, Emily DeRuy says that Colorado businesses are enjoying a robust recovery from the recession. She mentions our Recovery report, adding that by 2020, three-quarters of Colorado’s jobs are likely to require some kind of education beyond high school.


Making Credentials Matter

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Jimmie Williamson and Matthew Pittinsky talk about why stackable credentials are worth defining. They also mention our Certificates report, saying that nondegree credentials can have a significant impact on earnings as well.


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

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor