Sign Up For Updates!

click here.


Video Library

Watch dynamic report overviews from our lead economists, media interviews, Capitol Hill testimonies, webinars, conference keynotes, and more!

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.



#Technology may destroy jobs, but it also creates new ones. Read more: @USNews #wkdev

Highly-qualified #PellGrant recipients are being turned away from an elite #college education. Learn more: #CEWPell20

28% of people with two-year associate's degrees earn more than some bachelor’s degree recipients.

Tired of desk work? Some employees are turning to #apprenticeships to learn trade-work. Read more: @KerryHannon

Distance and lack of adequate technology hinder the college aspirations of many rural Americans. Read more: @Hechingerreport

Improved #workforce development systems could help strengthen training of young workers. Read more: @MarketWatch

67% of #PellGrant recipients attend public two-year and four-year colleges and 18% attend for-profit colleges. Learn more: #CEWPell20

Are high school diplomas really a ticket to #college and work? Read more: @amprog

Read about @LifeAtPurdue’s “Degree in 3” accelerated program, which allows students to graduate with a BA in three years. #highered

While #college enrollment rates have increased, they’ve increased the least for low-income students. #CEWPell20

Student Debt Is a Harsh Math Lesson for U.S. Graduates

In this Bloomberg article, Shelly Hagan writes about how growing student debt burdens young Americans. Hagan quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.


Inhumanity To The Humanities: Why The University Of Wisconsin Is Wrong To Kill Off 13 Majors

In this Forbes article, Richard Vedder writes about the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point which announced that it will eliminate more than a dozen liberal arts majors. Vedder uses information from the report, “What’s It Worth?: The Economic Value of College Majors” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.


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

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor