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Higher Education Investment

Community Colleges: Investing in American Education

Gail Mellow | Posted 02.06.2013 | Education
Gail Mellow

It is time for the U.S. to invest in the infrastructure that will produce the most rapid and cost-effective changes in college graduation rates -- community colleges.

Consumer Behavior: The Case of Higher Education

Dr. James Ramsey | Posted 12.31.2012 | College
Dr. James Ramsey

Higher education is a consumption good with benefits, not only to the consumer but society as a whole and, perhaps more importantly for the individual consumer, it's an investment with a great rate of return.

Consumer Behavior: The Case of Higher Education

James Ramsay | Posted 12.30.2012 | College
James Ramsay

Higher education is a consumption good with benefits, not only to the consumer but society as a whole and, perhaps more importantly for the individual consumer, it's an investment with a great rate of return.

The Economics of Higher Education: Why College Is a Worthwhile Investment

Catherine Bittar | Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact
Catherine Bittar

Investing in higher education is the best bet an individual can make to secure a place in the workforce and actualize one's earning potential. By comparing the costs and benefits of higher education, it becomes clear that college is a worthwhile investment.

U.S. Students Lag, Struggle More Than Foreign Peers To Surpass Parents

Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s 2012 Education at a Glance report has found that while the U.S. boasts high education at...

Magical Thinking

Jonathan R. Cole | Posted 12.31.2011 | Education
Jonathan R. Cole

Americans say they strongly believe in exceptional educational systems. They want their kids to attend college and get prestigious jobs, but they seem lost in what can only be described as "magical thinking."