Eight Economic Facts on Higher Education



This week the Curious Comets are looking at the importance of post secondary education. In Part 4 of our series, we look at how higher education provides extensive benefits to students, including higher wages, better health, and a lower likelihood of requiring disability payments.

A population that is more highly educated also confers wide-ranging benefits to the economy, such as lower rates of unemployment and higher wages even for workers without college degrees.

Check out the rest of this article from the Brookings Institution. The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Their mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.

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