The True Value of the College Education

by Nicole on June 27, 2011

Great article in the NY Times about the current value of a college degree. Although there has been plently of debate about the value of a college degree, there is still strong evidence to support the cost and time of obtaining a college degree.

Via Marginal Revolution

The Hamilton researchers — Michael Greenstone and Mr. Looney — also offer a chart on lifetime earnings, which shows that a big part of college’s value is that it brings much larger raises over someone’s career:

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