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November 21, 2013

Jobs at NAS

NAS

NAS seeks to hire two research fellows and two office interns. Contact us to learn more and apply.

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October 18, 2012

Jobs and Governance

William H. Young

William Young examines the relationship between higher education, public policy and stagnant job growth.

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August 16, 2012

Doubting College’s Worth Beyond Jobs and Earnings

Ashley Thorne

When Americans today ask, “Is college worth it?” they are not just asking whether they will earn more than most high school graduates.

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June 25, 2012

Ideological Litmus Test at University of Wisconsin

Mary Grabar

A job posting for a lecturer in World History requires that the applicant describe his commitment to addressing "issues of historic marginalization."

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May 3, 2012

College Is a Drain

Ashley Thorne

This week brought a shower of pronouncements about how college is squandering American resources. 

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March 15, 2012

Capitalism and Western Civilization: Jobs

William H. Young

William Young discusses the growing number of jobs in technological fields and the shrinking pool of workers qualified to fill them.

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February 10, 2012

Debating Higher Ed: STEMs, Skills, Humanities, and Hiring

Joshua Wright

New research from a group of economic experts helps illuminate the question of whether college students should study the liberal arts or something more "vocational."

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February 8, 2012

Overinvesting in Higher Ed

Richard Vedder

Should nearly everyone go to college? No, says Richard Vedder.

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