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The economy has moved from mass production of standardized goods to mass customization of goods and services. Learn more: bit.ly/2a1CIIy #CEWeconomics

test Twitter Media - The economy has moved from mass production of standardized goods to mass customization of goods and services. Learn more: https://t.co/MnrJ74d8o2 #CEWeconomics https://t.co/C1VTJuzfuU

While the unemployment rate is currently at historic lows, that could spell trouble for the economy. Read: bit.ly/2p10fxN @TheBubbleBubble @Forbes

The sooner, the better. That’s the new motto for students who want to find a job right out of college. Read more: bit.ly/2QoM2qQ @DiverseIssues

Growing development of alternative career pathways after high school are contributing to a decline in #college enrollment. @WorkingNation explains: bit.ly/2NGgtdu

34 states added good jobs for workers without a BA between 1991 and 2015. Learn more: bit.ly/2tjaDBy #GoodJobsdata

Over 60% of the #workforce now has at least some #college education. Learn more: bit.ly/2a1CIIy #CEWeconomics

#College-educated workers now produce more than half of the nation’s economic value. Learn more in our tweets this week! bit.ly/2a1CIIy #CEWeconomics

As the labor market tightens, many employers look to their current workforce to retrain workers for higher-skilled positions with higher pay. Read more: on.wsj.com/2Ns1G6i @WSJ @austenhufford

The goal of our #education system should be to ensure successful transitions from youth dependency to independent adulthood. Dr. Carnevale explains more: wapo.st/2yzC9BH @washingtonpost

Women Earn More College Degrees and Men Still Earn More Money

In this Forbes piece, University of California President Janet Napolitano writes about why women earn less than men, despite earning more degrees. Napolitano cites the Georgetown CEW report “Women Can’t Win.”

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Choose First Job Wisely or Earn Less Later

In this Voice of American article, Pete Musto writes about how graduates who underearn in their first job may continue earning less later in their lives. Musto quotes Nicole Smith, Research Professor and Chief Economist at Georgetown CEW.

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

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor