College: Learning the Skills To Pay the Bills? (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

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It's often said that a college degree is the key to future success. Choosing to attend college is a major decision for young people. But why is a degree so important? This issue of Page One Economics examines two economic models used to study how education, productivity, and income are related.

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Audience:   High School, College, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Human Capital, Productivity, Income
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