Low-wage college grads

CNNMoney has created a nice infographic using data from a new report (pdf) by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity:


Share of low-wage occupations performed by college graduates

Source: CNNMoney analysis of data from Center for College Affordability and Productivity, 2013.

The report, citing data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, documents widespread “underemployment”of college graduates. Against the conventional wisdom, the authors (who include conservative economist Richard Vedder) write: “We are churning out far more college graduates than required by labor-market imperatives.”

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  1. bts says:

    What % are US citizens? Assumig (naively) that not all these people are $40,000 in debt, why is it bad that voters are educated?

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