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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.

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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.

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Colleges Make It Easier for Older Students

In this Wall Street Journal article, Lisa Ward writes about colleges and technical schools that are reducing the time and money it takes older students to earn certificates or degrees by putting more effort into prior-learning assessments. Ward quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Join the 2018 STEM Solutions Conference Conversation

In this U.S. News & World Report Article article, Sara Clarke writes about the U.S. News STEM Solutions Workforce of Tomorrow conference. Clarke mentions that Nicole Smith, Chief Economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, will be speaking on one of the opening keynote panels.

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This public college wants to cut English, history — and 11 other liberal arts majors

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, a regional public college which has proposed discontinuing 13 liberal arts programs. Berman quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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American women hold two-thirds of all student debt — here’s why

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess outlines four reasons why women hold more student debt than men. Hess uses information from the report, “Women Can’t Win” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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A Different Kind of Gender Gap: Seven Places Where Women Earn More Than Men

In this PEW Charitable Trusts article, Tim Henderson writes about the six municipalities and one county where women earn more than men and why. Henderson quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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AT&T’s $1 billion gambit: Retraining nearly half its workforce for jobs of the future

In this CNBC article, Susan Caminiti writes about AT&T’s massive job retraining efforts in order to stay competitive. Caminiti quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Pa.’s education savings for every child moves forward

In this Philadelphia Inquirer article, John Baer writes about Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella’s Keystone Scholars program which creates college savings account for every child born in Pennsylvania. Baer uses information from the report “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. 

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Amex Agrees to Report Gender Pay Gap

In this Barron’s article, Leslie P. Norton writes about financial-services companies which have agreed to take steps to publish and close the gender pay gap. Norton uses information from the report, “Women Can’t Win,” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Why an Honors Student Wants to Skip College and Go to Trade School

In this Wall Street Journal article, Douglas Belkin writes about parents’ struggle between sending their children to college or trade school. Belkin quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale, Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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To make the same salary, women have to earn one more degree than men

In this Moneyish article, Reed Alexander discusses the new report “Women Can’t Win,” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Alexander also quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist at Georgetown CEW.

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10 fields where men earn over $1 million more than women over the course of a career

In this CNBC article, Kathleen Elkins writes about our new report, “Women Can’t Win,” highlighting the top careers where men make more than their female counterparts. Elkins also quotes our Chief Economist, Nicole Smith in her article.

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Women need one degree more than men to earn equal pay, report finds

In this ABC News article, Katie Kindelan discuses our new report, “Women Can’t Win,” and discusses some steps companies can take to help narrow the gender wage gap. Kindelan also quotes our Chief Economist, Nicole Smith in her article.

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Report: Women need to get one more degree than men to earn the same salary

In this CNBC article, Kathleen Elkins writes about the new report “Women Can’t Win,” from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. Elkins also discusses what women can do to help narrow the pay gap.

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Is That All? Women Need An Extra Academic Degree to Achieve Equal Pay With Men

In this Fortune article, Claire Zillman highlights our new report, “Women Can’t Win,” and explores some of the reasons why the gender wage gap still exists, including education level, major choice, and race.

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New report: Women need more education than men to earn equal wages

In this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, Maureen Downey writes about the persistence of the gender wage gap and the value of postsecondary vocational certificates. Mulhere uses information from the report, “Women Can’t Win” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Women Need One More Degree Than Men to Earn the Same Average Salary

In this Time Money article, Kaitlin Mulhere reports that at every education level women have to earn one additional degree in order reach average salaries in line with men’s averages. Mulhere uses information from the report, “Women Can’t Win: Despite Making Educational Gains and Pursuing High-Wage Majors, Women Still Earn Less than Men” from the Georgetown

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Men with an associate’s degree earn nearly as much as women with a bachelor’s degree

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about how women are more likely to earn degrees than men, but they don’t reap as large of a benefit from their education. Berman quotes Dr. Nicole Smith, Research Professor and Chief Economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Report: Women Need Additional Degree to Attain Equal Pay

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Tiffany Pennamon writes about explanations for the gender wage gap. Pennamon quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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