Fun Facts to Know and Tell: Returns to Education Edition
October 2, 2015 Education

The weekly earnings premium (in dollars, not percentages) enjoyed by graduates of professional and PhD programs over graduates with just a Bachelors is now larger than the earnings premium enjoyed by BA recipients over high school graduates. In percentage terms, the graduate degrees enjoy a 45% premium over BA recipients who in turn enjoy a 65% premium over high school graduates. Of course these data mask tons of information, including benefits, training, etc.


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