Georgetown report on degree-holders examines relationship between race, gender, earnings

Following on a report released in May quantifying the monetary value of many college degrees, Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce has released a new report detailing how race and gender continue to affect lifetime earnings across various education levels. The report, titled “The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime Earnings,” disturbingly notes that female, […]

What is your college degree worth? Georgetown researchers break down the value of your major

Attention upperclassmen and graduating seniors: wondering how far that English Lit degree is going to take you in terms of employment? A study from Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce may have the answer. The study makes use of a large amount of newly-available census data in order to track the worth of 171 […]