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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

U.S. Higher Education Enrollments, Falling Behind

Tim Taylor:

In almost every high income country, the share of 25-34 year-olds with higher education is higher than that for the age 25-64 population as a whole--about 7 percentage points higher. This is the pattern one would expect to see if a country is expanding access to higher education. But the U.S. is an exception, where the share of 25-34 year-olds with with a tertiary education degree is lower than for the age 25-64 population.

More here.

    Posted by on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 12:42 AM in Economics, Universities | Permalink  Comments (37)


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