Building the Stock of College-educated Labor

  title={Building the Stock of College-educated Labor},
  author={Susan M. Dynarski and A Eric Finkelstein and Brian F. Jacob},
Half of college students drop out before completing a degree. These low rates of college completion among young people should be viewed in the context of slow future growth in the educated labor force, as the well-educated baby boomers retire and new workers are drawn from populations with historically low education levels. This paper establishes a causal link between college costs and the share of workers with a college education. I exploit the introduction of two large tuition subsidy… CONTINUE READING

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