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April 1, 2013

21st Century Competencies for College and Career Readiness

March 7, 2013 Anthony P. Carnevale analyzes the economic changes due to mass-production from the Civil War until the 1970’s. He also examines and describes the standard competencies needed to enter the labor market as we survive the 21st century. This article was published in National Career Development Association: Career Developments Magazine.
March 16, 2013

The Economist: America’s STEM immigration

March 16, 2013 The Economist's special report is citing the Center's STEM research to discuss America's competitiveness, innovation ability and STEM job demands. Our report predicts that till 2018, 779,000 jobs will require a graduate degree in a STEM field, with only 550,000 native-born Americans earning such degreees over that period. The need for employing foreign workers may press for looser…
February 26, 2013

Strohl on Community College Payoff

February 26, 2013 CEW Director of Research Jeff Strohl talks about the value of associate's degrees in a CNN Money report. According to our report "Career and Technical Education: Five Ways That Pay Along the Way to the B.A.", 29 million middle-class jobs today require only an associate's, not a bachelor's degree. Download  
January 1, 2013

Skills Match

January 1, 2013 Anthony P. Carnevale discusses how Twelve million Americans are unable to find work and 40 percent of that number has been unemployed for six months or more. Authors, however, estimate the number of job vacancies in this country to be at 3 million per month. This article was published in American Association of Community Colleges Magazine.
December 5, 2012

Time Magazine cites CEW reports promoting postsecondary education

December 5, 2012 Zac Bissonnette wrote an op-ed for Time Magazine, using CEW reports "The College Advantage" and "The College Payoff", to argue against three common myths among anti-college discussions. The reports show that between 2007 and 2012, Americans who didn’t go to college lost 5.8 million jobs; among those with bachelor’s degrees or higher, there was a gain of 2.2 million…
July 1, 2012

Healthcare in the Washington Post

July 1, 2012 CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale is interviewed by Steven Overly of the Washington Post. The article details the surge in healthcare jobs and relatively thin waistlines of the DC metro area, based on our June 2012 report, Healthcare. Download