The Link between Education and Earnings

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Essay #: 060771
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The beginning:
The Link between Education and Earnings
Table of Contents:
Introduction 3
Part I: Lifetime earnings and employability are profoundly shaped by educational attainment 4
The economy is expanding in those areas where a college degree is imperative 4
Employability: Getting ahead in the new economy makes a college education imperative 5
Part II: the jobs are being created in the services sector – not in the low-skill manufacturing sector 6
The economy is expanding in those areas where a college degree is imperative 6
Part III: Caring for the dependent class: There are social costs to having a nation that is made up of citizens with below-college-level education 7
Canada’s growing problem of low literacy 7
Social costs associated with having a...
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