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Higher Education Earnings Premium – Value, Variation, and Trends

“The data, however, remain clear: even at current prices, postsecondary education pays off for most people. Promising occupational and personal opportunities are disproportionately available to college graduates. It is increasingly difficult to maintain a middle class lifestyle without a postsecondary credential, and the economic, social, and civic benefits of a more educated population are well…


The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society

“Education Pays 2013: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance programs, civic participation, and indicators of the well-being of the next generation. Financial benefits are easier to document than nonpecuniary benefits, but the latter may…

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Ronald Yeaple, a contributor, studies and writes about the economics of earning an MBA degree. In the following blog, he expresses his opinions of earning an MBA and if it can be beneficial.

Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.