Credentials And Competencies: Demonstrating The Economic Value Of Postsecondary Education
Carnevale, Anthony P.
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The economic value of college education and training has added a new economic emphasis to the broader postsecondary mission. In a modern republic, the higher education mission is still human flourishing; to empower individuals to live fully in their time. But, the 21st century version of the college mission also requires that students live free from economic or public dependency. In this context, this article focuses on the economic value of college education and training and its economic emphasis to the broader postsecondary mission.