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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.



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Currently, infrastructure jobs comprise 12% of all the jobs in the US economy. Learn how that percentage will rise with Trump’s infrastructure..

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Free College Is Still Possible

Trump won, but that doesn’t mean the idea of a free college education is completely lost. New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, and Bernie Sanders..

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By 2018, 63% of all jobs will require at least some postsecondary #edu. Learn more in our tweets this week!

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This graph illustrates that people earn #certificates all throughout their working lives. #CEWemployment

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Many of the new #infrastructure jobs would be well-paying jobs for those with a HS diploma or less. Learn more:

When Clinton lost the election, the idea of #freecollege dwindled. A new plan in #NewYork rekindles that dream:

#DYK Men who earn #certificates earn 27% more than high school-educated men? #CEWemployment

Infrastructure jobs make up 12% of the US workforce and would increase to 14% temporarily.

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Among #certificate holders, 23% earned their certificate right out of high school. #CEWemployment

45% of the new #infrastructure jobs created by Trump’s proposal would go to those with an associate’s or BA. Read:

Trump’s Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Investment Could Create 11 Million Jobs, According to Georgetown University Research

New analysis from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center) finds that President-elect Trump’s 10-year $1 trillion infrastructure proposal could create 11 million jobs, restoring the job growth trajectory derailed by the Great Recession, but also risks overheating the economy.

English majors earning more money now that so few students want to be English majors

In this Market Watch article, Jillian Berman goes over the possibilities for English Majors. Berman quotes our report, “The Economic Value of College Majors,” in her article.

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

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor