The benefits of higher education have continued to grow over the past 30 years—specifically, greater earnings and lower unemployment for those with a college degree. So why aren't more people making the investment? The Fall 2013 issue of Inside the Vault answers this question in its lead article with an exploration of the benefits of college, the drivers of college participation rates, and the impact of the recession on college enrollment. Other articles include a look at lifetime earnings, a Q&A about college and careers, and details on new Econ Lowdown resources.
Inside the Vault is an economic education newsletter for educators.
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