May 26, 2016 Our Director of Research Jeff Strohl served on a panel at Bloomberg’sThe Workforce of the Futureconference titled Redefining Work: The Changing Nature of Work in America, held in Washington, D.C. Strohl contributed to a conversation on the labor market supply and demand with job training and education.
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.
In this US News article, Christopher J.Gearon says that low minority workforce participation in engineering and STEM is generally driven by low numbers of African-American, Hispanic, American-Indian and other underrepresented populations pursuing degrees in these fields.
In this US News article, Farran Powell ranks the top ten majors with the highest midcareer earnings. He also cites our report, “Economic Value of College Majors.”
In this US News article, Jeffrey Selingo talks about a new learning economy, where education is consumed “just-in-time” rather than “just one time” in our lives. He also quotes Anthony Carnevale, who says that this new learning economy reflects the reality that there is a momentous change under way in how and when we learn and work.
In this Forbes article, Karsten Strauss mentions our report on African American Majors, saying that African-American students tend to be over-represented in college majors that lead to lower-paying jobs.