Dismissed by degrees

Six million middle-skills jobs in the United States are at risk of “degree inflation”—the practice of requiring a college degree for jobs traditionally held by middle-skills workers who have more education than a high-school diploma, but less than a four-year college degree. Dismissed by Degrees: How degree inflation is undermining U.S. competitiveness and hurting America’s middle class examines how this phenomenon impacts young American’s ability to enter the workforce.

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