The Salient Blog

Company news & random thoughts


How Covid Enrollment Compares to Past Recessions

In this University Business article, Matt Zalaznick compares today’s college enrollment during the pandemic to enrollment during past recessions. Zalaznick cites the blog post “When Back to School Meets Stay at Home” by CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and CEW Research Economist Megan Fasules.
January 14, 2021

A Road Already Traveled

Lorraine Wollert and Catherine Boudreau write for Politico about President-elect Joe Biden’s plans to stimulate job growth by spending on sustainable infrastructure and clean energy. Wollert and Boudreau cite the CEW report “America’s Divided Recovery.”
January 12, 2021

A ‘Fauci Effect?’

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Lilah Burke discusses possibilities for why students are showing more interest in health-related education this year. Burke quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the economic outlook of healthcare jobs.
January 11, 2021

A Failure to Educate

Colleen Flaherty writes for Inside Higher Ed about the capitol riots and the role higher education plays in confronting important issues. Flaherty mentions CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and cites the CEW report “The Role of Education in Taming Authoritarian Attitudes.”
January 8, 2021

100 Colleges With the Best ROI

In this Stacker article, Meagan Drillinger uses data from the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” to compile a list of the 100 colleges with the best return on investment.
December 30, 2020