Women, Jobs and Opportunity in the 21st Century

Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith. This book chapter examines women’s education attainment, economic security, and the existing barriers to women’s educational and economic success. This book chapter appears in A Paper Series Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of American Women: Report of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women. March 10, 2014

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Get Smart: A 21st-Century Education for All Women

Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith. Barriers that limit women’s educational success are identified in this book chapter by analyzing how education plays a critical component in a women’s life and economic status. This book chapter appears in A Women’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, part of The Shriver Report, edited by Maria Shriver, Olivia Morgan, and Karen Skelton. January 11,…

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America’s Future Workforce

Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith. The authors examine the increased demand for postsecondary education and training arising from changes in the fast-growing communities of color. This book chapter appears in All-In Nation: An America that Works for All, a collaboration between the Center for American Progress and Policylink, edited by Vanessa Cárdenas and Sarah Treuhaft. August 16, 2013

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Two Key Actions to Align Postsecondary Education with the Labor Market

Author: Anthony P. Carnevale. This book chapter details two ideas that would connect college programs with career pathways: aligning curriculum to promote the development of skills with labor market value and connecting transcript data from colleges with wage records to determine the economic value of college programs. This book chapter, commissioned by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, appears…

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Postsecondary Education and Economic Opportunity

Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl. This book chapter discusses the increase in the demand for postsecondary education and training in the economy and analyzes the annual earnings by education level. This book chapter appears in Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America, edited by Laura W. Perna. November 19, 2012

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