Postcollege Workforce Outcomes Measures: Issues Facing Policymakers, Analysts, and Researchers
Mullin, Christopher M.
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The impact of college on workforce outcomes has become a central issue in the ongoing debate about the role of postsecondary education in the American economy and society. Community colleges are at the center of this debate. The report provides a foundation on which future conversations may be based. It also outlines some of the policy considerations that interested parties need to analyze when examining workforce data about former students. Clearly, higher education is about more than earnings or economics. But, just as clearly, workforce outcomes are essential aspects of postsecondary education.