September 13, 2012
Those with higher education fared better in the recession and are more likely to obtain the new jobs being created in the recovery. However, those new jobs tend to pay lower wages than the jobs that were eliminated during the downturn.
Thus while more education can help shield families from recession, the path to greater family economic security must also include policies that spur the creation of more good quality jobs.
A report released last month by the Georgetown Public Policy Institute highlights how the recession impacted those with different read more