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September 2014

Teacher staffing and pay differences: public and private schools

Sylvia A. Allegretto, Ilan Tojerow

From 1996 to 2012, elementary, middle, and high school teachers earned less than other college graduates, but the gap was smaller for public school teachers and for those having union representation.

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Beyond BLS

Millennials after the Great Recession

Scott Berridge

The recession caused many Millennials to delay making decisions on home and car purchases and marriage; these delays are expected to have an impact on the nation’s economy as well as on the Millennials themselves.

Stay-at-home mothers through the years

Jacob Galley

A Pew research report looks at why the proportion of mothers who stay at home has increased and how these mothers differ from those in the labor force.

Is overeducation with underpayment a lifelong problem?

Alex Kratochwill

Lifetime earnings of overeducated workers may be lower than they expected.

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